Reply to V. Velox & questions about ``evangelism''

Matt Olander matt at
Fri Jan 16 17:43:39 PST 2004

On Sat, Jan 17, 2004 at 01:01:54AM +0100, Michal Pasternak wrote:
> ... Gentoo Linux
> ... pkgsrc
> ... propably some more build systems I haven't heard of.
> >From Gentoo Linux user's perspective, Portage build system will be better,
> than FreeBSD Ports, just because s/he will be able to rebuild whole system,
> not only 3rd-part apps using single interface.

good point. I've never tried it myself, but I've heard it's fairly cool
if you're going to use linux. they don't anywhere near 10,000 ports
though do they? does it actually compile from source?

> Other your points are very important, there aren't many opensource operating
> systems, which provide such things.

yeah, let's come up with some more.

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