Technological advantages over Linux

Victor Sudakov vas at
Sat Jul 25 07:05:23 UTC 2020

Valeri Galtsev wrote:
> On 2020-07-24 12:55, Peter Boosten via freebsd-questions wrote:
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Are you running the "Omnibus" edition of GitLab under Linux?
> > 
> > Nope, just a plain ‘apt install gitlab-ce’ and ‘apt upgrade’ does the trick.
> > 
> > | it's more of a support advantage of Linux, not a technological advantage.
> > 
> > Probably right. Don’t get me wrong: I like pkg, although it’s sometimes a pita when it comes to packages that come from ports, because of different options (like my postfix with mysql), and I have to lock the package.
> > 
> As many others when not satisfied with pkg default built options, I use
> poudriere, and have pkg get them from my poudriere repository. Examples:
> mailman (to use postfix, not sendmail)
> apache (to have LDAP authentication enabled)

Have you been successful installing some selected packages from your
own poudriere and others from

I tried several times and encountered problems with dependencies, so now
I compile *all* packages in poudriere and use *only* my poudriere as a

Quite time-consuming I must say: I cannot make poudriere fetch some
packages in binary form, I think there is no support for that. So I end
up compiling llvm, go, rust and other heavy stuff by myself.

If you have know-how about mixing repos, please share it.

Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
2:5005/49 at fidonet
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