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Re: NetBSD vs FreeBSD

On 3 August 2011 08:55, Daniel Carrera <> wrote:
> Hello Aleksej,
> On 08/03/2011 09:47 AM, Aleksej Saushev wrote:
>> Another thing I didn't like in FreeBSD after getting acquainted with
>> NetBSD,
>> is its ports. Having performed few critical upgrades of FreeBSD
>> installations
>> I know pretty well where pkgsrc would have helped us not doing extra
>> manual
>> work under hard time constraints.
> I'd be interested in hearing about ports vs pkgsrc. I thought that they were
> largely the same thing with a different name because the word "port" already
> means something in NetBSD.

The obvious first difference is that pkgsrc is OS-agnostic, whereas
ports is FreeBSD-specific. Take your pick between universality on one
side and the supposed better integration with the OS on the other.

Chavdar Ivanov

> Daniel.
> --
> I'm not overweight, I'm undertall.




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