Updating Instructions

Ernie Luzar luzar722 at gmail.com
Tue Nov 14 14:13:26 UTC 2017

Matthias Apitz wrote:
> El día martes, noviembre 14, 2017 a las 01:22:59p. m. +0000, Carmel NY escribió:
>> Personally, I consider "poudriere" over kill for the average user, especially
>> a user who is using FreeBSD on a single PC or laptop.
> The 'average user' should either install pre-build packages or compile
> ports from sources using poudriere, even if he/she does this on a single
> PC or laptop. Just my humble opinions after compiling ports 15++ years
> from sources.
> 	matthias

I agree that "poudriere" is over kill for the average user. It's an 
un-needed work horse that just complicates things. The current direction 
is toward always using packages first, and now pkg flavors will address 
many of the reasons previously requiring a port compile, and only as a 
last resort compiling the single port without requiring the complete 
port tree being installed. I see "poudriere"  as a necessary tool for 
the builders of the package system and maybe some side case users. But 
it is not a main stream tool and the handbook should document as such.

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