ports && 10-CURRENT

Cy Schubert Cy.Schubert at komquats.com
Wed Jun 19 18:52:17 UTC 2013

In message <CALa-7vxh_fEJ1yzw+RSB23fo8JgyMydwvBPcnDQ9P9+zTOERMA at mail.gmail.c
, "Andrew W. Nosenko" writes:
> On Wed, Jun 19, 2013 at 4:32 PM, Cy Schubert <Cy.Schubert at komquats.com> wrote
> :
> > You don't understand. devel/imake is a fine piece of software but people do
> > not want to install more software than they have to. net/vnc comes with
> > it's own integrated Xserver. Using this logic we should integrate
> > x11-servers/xorg into it too. Neither makes sense. The only reason to use
> > devel/imake is if net/vnc _installs_ its own imake, which it does not.
> > There's no reason to install more software just to build other software if
> > we don't need it. It's extra baggage.
> If follow this logic, net/vnc should  to bundle it's own C compiler then...

The point is, why install software permanently when you don't need to?	Or, 
go through the exercise of uninstalling build software post-install?

Cy Schubert <Cy.Schubert at komquats.com>
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