[freebsd-questions] Lennart Poettering: BSD Isn't Relevant Anymore

Adam Vande More amvandemore at gmail.com
Mon Jul 18 18:18:55 UTC 2011

On Mon, Jul 18, 2011 at 5:24 AM, Howard Jones <howie at thingy.com> wrote:

> On 18/07/2011 11:14, Gour-Gadadhara Dasa wrote:
> Interesting - I'm in the process of switching our FreeBSD servers to
> Linux (Debian and CentOS), to get away from the packaging/ports mess :-)
> I've been spoilt by apt-get and yum and first-class support in Puppet.
> I've been a FreeBSD user since 2.x, but keeping a significant number of
> systems up to date is just tedious without a decent binary package
> manager/updater.

What I find interesting is how strongly you speak of FreeBSD's power.  You
have to replace it with two Linux distributions, greatly expanding your
management overhead.

Adam Vande More

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