The ports collection has some serious issues
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Thu Dec 15 15:51:44 UTC 2016
On Thu, 15 Dec 2016 07:40:46 -0700 (MST)
Warren Block wrote:
> On Thu, 8 Dec 2016, Matt Smith wrote:
> > On Dec 08 05:16, Daniil Berendeev wrote:
> >> Although portmaster is not releated to the FreeBSD project and is
> >> an outside tool, there aren't any alternatives from the project
> >> itself. So use it or die. Not a nice situation.
> > People have been trying to get portmaster deprecated and removed
> > from the handbook but have met with resistance.
> Well, yes. Because it works, has no dependencies, and there is no
> equivalent replacement. Except maybe portupgrade, which has legacy
> problems like poor default options.
That's a very minor issue, and an absurd excuse to rule-out portupgrade.
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