saving a few ports from death

Chip Camden sterling at
Tue Apr 26 18:43:21 UTC 2011

Quoth Jerry on Tuesday, 26 April 2011:
> On Tue, 26 Apr 2011 09:34:24 -0700
> Charlie Kester <corky1951 at> articulated:
> > It's a bit of a leap to assume that a program that's popular on Linux
> > will be as popular on BSD, but it's the best data we have for the time
> > being.
> If you want to definitively ascertain the popularity of an application,
> just remove it from the ports structure and see how many users complain.
There could be quite a delay in that reaction -- it might not hit home
until the port needs to be rebuilt.

.O. | Sterling (Chip) Camden      |
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