Third "RFC" on on pkg-data ideas for ports

Will Andrews will at
Mon May 24 07:37:50 PDT 2004

On Mon, May 24, 2004 at 02:12:52PM +0200, Dag-Erling Sm?rgrav wrote:
> You can't possibly seriously believe that the project will adopt this
> model without first seeing proof that it works and has significant
> advantages (and no significant disadvantages) over the existing model.
> This (reengineering the ports tree) has been tried before, BTW.  It
> didn't fly, and the project ( is now dead.

That project had little to do with FreeBSD, and certainly wasn't
a "reengineering" of our ports tree.

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