ports vs packages

Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Mon Jan 9 18:11:36 UTC 2012

On Mon, 9 Jan 2012 13:06:27 -0500, Alejandro Imass wrote:
> Use pre-built binary packages to install very large
> stuff like Gnome, Open Office, etc.

Not an option if your required language settings or
the inclusion or exclusion of desktop bindings (KDE,
Gnome, CUPS) don't match the default options from
wich the package has been built. Also may apply to
X.org (HAL and DBUS dependencies, if they're not
desired or basically useless).

Otherwise, no objections. :-)

Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
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