Ports are faster than packages?

Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at sohara.org
Mon Jun 22 13:52:33 UTC 2020

On Mon, 22 Jun 2020 16:39:42 +0300
nikitastepanov113 at yandex.ru wrote:

> Ports are faster than packages?

	Unless you have a very very fast build server and a slow connection
to the world packages will generally be faster to install and maintain. The
bigger the package the more true this is - things like Gnome, KDE, Firefox,
LibreOffice take a lot of time and resources to build these days.

Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at sohara.org>

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