Portupgrade status

Chip Camden sterling at camdensoftware.com
Mon Dec 27 02:02:24 UTC 2010

Quoth Randal L. Schwartz on Sunday, 26 December 2010:
> >>>>> "Rob" == Rob Farmer <rfarmer at predatorlabs.net> writes:
> Rob> Then, the removal of MD5 distinfo broke it and it stayed broken for
> Rob> over a week with no indication given that a fix was in the works. On
> Rob> the other hand, Doug Barton has been very responsive to issues with
> Rob> portmaster and fixed this problem less than 48 hours after it
> Rob> appeared. Hence my recommendation to switch.
> I switched to portmaster a few months ago after being firmly in the
> portupgrade camp, and have not regretted it in the slightest.
> -- 
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What do you see as its primary practical benefits?

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