Limitations of Ports System

John Birrell jb at
Thu Dec 13 14:42:07 PST 2007

On Thu, Dec 13, 2007 at 05:36:07PM -0500, Aryeh M. Friedman wrote:
> I was not planning to skimp on the requirements at all but the test
> case is xorg... i.e. I will do my best to not compermise on
> features/requirements but xorg meets several criteria for being a good
> test (out of order building, alt. depends, large but seperatable DAG)

But it all comes from one source and is released as one set. You
need to think about things that are released from different places
with different dependencies at different times. And then allow for
the lag of getting the FreeBSD part updated.

John Birrell

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