Ports system quality and trolling

Paul Schmehl pschmehl_lists at tx.rr.com
Mon Aug 29 00:20:36 UTC 2011

--On August 28, 2011 6:40:58 PM -0400 Jerry <jerry at seibercom.net> wrote:
> I have no problem with that. No one should be forced to update their
> system if they choose not to. However, to carry your statement to its
> logical conclusion, you should issue a warning that attempting to
> update your system carries dire risks since the updates have not been
> properly tested. For the record, users knew exactly why the were
> updating "ruby", they wanted to. If it was not to be used, then why
> release it? What they did not know was that it was going to bite them
> in the ass, like so many other updates (cups+gnutls) have lately. If it
> had been failing on a few obscure programs, then I could probably say it
> was an unfortunate oversight. When it starts failing on major
> applications used by a large number of FreeBSD users, then it should be
> labels what it is, incompetency. Opps, did I hurt someone's feeling?
> Well, you screwed up my system and wasted hours of my valuable time, so
> now we are even.

My advice?  Go find yourself a better OS and quit bitching about the one 
you obviously no longer like.

Your complaints might be legitimate, but your tone, words and attitude 

Ooops, did I hurt your feelings?

Paul Schmehl, If it isn't already
obvious, my opinions are my own
and not those of my employer.
"When intelligence argues with stupidity and bias,
intelligence is bound to lose; intelligence has limits,
but stupidity and bias have none."

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