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

Michal Pasternak michal at
Fri Jan 16 18:02:14 PST 2004

Matt Olander [Fri, Jan 16, 2004 at 05:33:28PM -0800]:
> 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?

I don't think so. Also, Portage is quite new technology (I am not saying it
is immature, but well... everything needs to be throughly tested, doesn't
it? :) Anyway, the point of my e-mail was, that as some more operating
systems use Ports-like build systems, advocating FreeBSD using only this
single argument misses the point.

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