Subject: Re: upcoming anniversary
To: Blair Sadewitz <>
From: Gary Thorpe <>
List: pkgsrc-users
Date: 04/29/2007 15:34:37
--- Blair Sadewitz <> wrote:

> Yes.  We compile a list of all of the improvements  pkgsrc has made
> over the FreeBSD ports collection from which it forked, bind them
> into
> convenient 500-page leather-bound volumes a la library copies of the
> Oxford Unabridged English Dictionary (complete with velveteen
> bookmark), send them to a bunch of free software organizations, and
> ask why more people don't use pkgsrc. ;)
> --Blair

Just out of curiosity: what advantages does pkgsrc have over FreeBSD
ports? Maybe someone could write them down and stick them in a web page
for NetBSD advocacy?

      Be smarter than spam. See how smart SpamGuard is at giving junk email the boot with the All-new Yahoo! Mail at