Q: Updating a port (math:asymptote)

Ralf Mardorf ralf.mardorf at alice-dsl.net
Fri Oct 11 17:11:10 UTC 2013

On Fri, 2013-10-11 at 19:14 +0300, Jarmo Hurri wrote:
> I would like to switch from Linux to FreeBSD, but am puzzled by the
> timeliness of the ports. In particular, I use a drawing program called
> asymptote quite heavily in my work. From the ports page I noticed that
> the ports version is approximately 14 months old:

I guess that if software should depend on many other software, you can't
get latest software versions working on FreeBSD that easy, if at all.

Have you tested Debian's FreeBSD port? Debian GNU/kFreeBSD perhaps does
provide a more current user space.

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