Re: dns/bind916 builds rust unexpectedly

From: Patrick M. Hausen <>
Date: Mon, 25 Sep 2023 20:29:04 UTC
Hi all,

> Am 25.09.2023 um 22:21 schrieb George Mitchell <>:
> On 9/25/23 11:38, Guido Falsi wrote:
>> [...]
>> There is a more general aspect to this. In the rest of the unix world software is now almost universally build using CI systems and buildboxes, people use binary packages almost all the time in linux. Developers don't care to keep low overhead in their builds and with dependency. The ports tree cannot mitigate this external pressure.
>> Anyway building from ports on live machines has always been bad practice for a lot of reasons.
>> [...]
> And yet it mostly works for some of us.  I'd be overjoyed to sign up
> with the program (using packages only) if packages not using CUPS
> (that would run with unassisted lpr) were available, let's say as a
> flavor.  But until then ...                               -- George

really not intending to be the wise guy, but if you have any significant
number of machines to manage and special package requirements,
please by all means run poudriere. It's a marvelous piece of software.

We went that way early 2017 and never looked back.

Kind regards,
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