ports system woes

Michel Talon talon at lpthe.jussieu.fr
Wed Mar 26 07:00:50 PDT 2008

Frank Mayhar wrote:

> Portupgrade is, in fact, my preferred application, although
> lately I've had to move to portmaster just because of the O(n^2)
> inefficiencies.  It doesn't need to be replaced, it needs to be fixed,

I have rarely seen such a wonderful contradiction between the two halves
of the same sentence.

> Oh, please.  The FreeBSD ports system works as well.  Instead of

No, it doesn't or it does barely.

> complaining, why don't you actually do someting about it?  Code speaks
> louder than mere words.

We have learnt recently that many people have brought code to the table,
including myself, only to be scorned by people of your sort. I have yet
to see people like you contributing any testing or discussion when code
is offered, all you are good for is parrotting "Code speaks louder than
mere words".


Michel TALON

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