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Re: Version numbering of sysutils/lsof
On Fri, May 01, 2009 at 05:23:00PM +0000, Jens Rehsack wrote:
> Another perspective I've read on tech-pkg@ (IIRC) was, moving more and more
> of the base distribution into PkgSrc. So it's possible to deliver a
> distribution which is completely built from package source and could be kept
> up-to-date in that way.
Having seen how this structure has played out in the Linux world I'd
say it's an extremely undesirable approach.
(The problem is that there are many, many interdependencies among base
system components; putting each one in its own box causes these to
become unmanageable and/or get lost or forgotten.)
David A. Holland
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