Spreading the word

Allen Kenner germaniak at outlook.com
Mon Sep 10 14:23:14 UTC 2012

> Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2012 07:08:30 +0100
> From: matthew at FreeBSD.org
> To: germaniak at outlook.com
> CC: freebsd-advocacy at FreeBSD.org
> Subject: Re: Spreading the word
> On 09/09/2012 22:09, Allen Kenner wrote:
> > Is anyone here aware of any work being done to make it so that
> > Updating, Patching, and so on, on FreeBSD, becomes as easy as it is
> > on PC-BSD? Personally I'm VERY biased towards FreeBSD, and I'd switch
> > to it completely and no longer even bother much with Linux if I could
> > just get it to where I could do security fixes on Ports without
> > having to go through such a long process.
> There is this rather shiny little project:
> http://wiki.freebsd.org/pkgng
> I'd call it quietly revolutionary, except that it hasn't been
> particularly quiet. There's been plenty of discussion in freebsd-ports@
> and freebsd-current@ as well as what's linked to from that Wiki page.


Thanks so much for the reply, I appreciate it. I actually started reading about this just a little bit yesterday. I'd never even heard of this thing before, and yesterday, it was getting kind of late, and I came across that and saved the link I was reading so I could pick up where I left off again today, but I didn't have the Wiki link, so thanks much for that.

>From what I've read, it seems to be what I'm looking for, and I appreciate it very much! 		 	   		  

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