Ports vs. base system installs

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.no-ip.com
Sat Apr 19 12:23:43 PDT 2003

Christopher Nehren <apeiron at comcast.net> writes:

> I'm curious of the status of implementation of the thread discussed
> here:
> http://marc.theaimsgroup.com/?l=freebsd-ports&m=102517463011790&w=2 . 

You'd have to ask the author of the message.  

> Is there be anything I could do to help with this effort? I'd very much
> like to see a fully customizable base system, where I can, for example,
> replace /bin/ls with the GNU ls -- and I'm willing to put forth some
> effort to realize that goal.

That would be going too far, in my opinion.  The fact that FreeBSD is
actually a whole operating system is one of its biggest advantages.

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