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Re: pkg/47300: pkg-config --atleast-version is broken
The following reply was made to PR pkg/47300; it has been noted by GNATS.
Subject: Re: pkg/47300: pkg-config --atleast-version is broken
Date: Sun, 9 Dec 2012 13:22:43 -0500
> Yes, but why? :)
Because stable releases of pkgsrc happen more often than base. It's much
faster to recompile packages than userland, in cases of security
vulnerabilities. Also, versions in pkgsrc tend to be later with more fixes and
features than those in base.
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