installing kde-lite from port

Joshua Lokken joshua at
Fri Apr 23 12:27:31 PDT 2004

* Kris Kennaway <kris at> [2004-04-22 17:41]:
> On Thu, Apr 22, 2004 at 08:31:42PM -0400, Chiang Seng Chang wrote:
> > not a question but may be its not such a good idea after all to install kde
> > from port on a p2-400, still compiling after 10 hours...
> It'll be going for a while yet.  The smart thing to do on slow
> hardware is to install from packages.
> Kris

Nothing wrong with letting the machine 'stretch it's legs' ever now and
then.  'make buildworld' takes 75 hours on my 50Mhz ISA bus box.  It's
not a good idea because your patience runs out, but I don't believe
it's necessarily a bad idea.


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