Dixit port bad management

Doug Barton dougb at FreeBSD.org
Tue May 11 01:47:18 UTC 2010

On 05/06/10 23:27, Ion-Mihai Tetcu wrote:
> Compared to the major Linux distros, you might want to keep one thing
> in mind: we are not backed-up by a commercial entity that pays for our
> work and for the hardware to do the work on. Indeed, I am not aware of
> any ports committer hired by someone to work on ports.

I have been sponsored by both members of the community and companies to
work on portmaster (http://dougbarton.us/portmaster-proposal.html) and
have also been contracted to do work on other ports.

That doesn't take away from the strength of your main point however. The
vast majority of work on FreeBSD ports is on a volunteer basis.



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