removing the junk.
bruce at cran.org.uk
Tue Jun 22 07:33:14 UTC 2010
On Tuesday 22 June 2010 03:14:28 Randi Harper wrote:
> Configure ->
> Packages - There are several problems with this.
> - sysinstall is obviously not meant to work with a ports tree as
> big as what we've got.
> - If we're going to offer the option to install a ports tree, we
> shouldn't be using one that will just be overwritten should portsnap
> be used.
> - We should encourage users to use portsnap instead. We're being
> blocked on this because something about portsnap and release bits -
> I'm not sure. But I need to bug cperciva at .
But packages != ports. I don't think we can require everyone to build
applications from source, despite the problems with packages.
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