The ports collection has some serious issues

George Mitchell george+freebsd at
Thu Dec 15 18:18:14 UTC 2016

On 12/15/16 09:40, 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.  [...]

Warren, you have hit the nail on the head.                  -- George

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