What does it mean to use ports?

CyberLeo Kitsana cyberleo at cyberleo.net
Sun Jul 21 15:49:16 UTC 2019

On 7/15/19 5:27 PM, Polytropon wrote:


> no idea why they gave it a name that's hard to spell and to pronounce

One of the english translations of the word poudriere is 'tinderbox', 
seemingly an allusion to the original ports testing infrastructure used 
by FreeBSD.

Presumably the name is in French because the original creator, Baptiste 
Daroussin, was too.

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