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Re: NetBSD pkgsrc function

On Fri, Dec 08, 2000 at 09:38:39AM +0100, Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> On Friday 8 December 2000, at 18 h 51, the keyboard of Hamish Moffatt 
> <hamish@debian.org> wrote:
> > package. The makefiles obtain the original source off the net,
> Which is a big pain with FreeBSD: very often, the upstream souce moved or 
> changed its name and the download no longer works. Debian is a closure: when 
> the distribution is shipped, you can be sure to be able to retrieve everything 
> you need to compile from every Debian mirror. Costly in diskspace, but very 
> convenient.

I agree. I don't think the ports system is anywhere near as good as ours.

Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <hamish@debian.org> <hamish@cloud.net.au>

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