Why does everybody switch to dynamic plists?

Michael Nottebrock michaelnottebrock at gmx.net
Sat Jan 22 02:53:12 PST 2005

Alexander Leidinger wrote:

> BTW.: today we have modems which are a lot faster than in the past days.
> And AFAIK nobody complained about the time required to update the ports
> collection (yes, the collection is larger now) in those days. We don't
> have that much ports with a very large plist, and major updates to them
> don't happen very frequently. I expect the release-tagging of the ports
> collection to be more expensive.

Whoever chooses to suffer downloading the source tarballs with a modem/ISDN 
connection won't complain about a kilobyte or two worth of pkg-plist. :-)

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