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Date:      Sat, 9 Dec 2017 19:08:28 -0500
From:      Baho Utot <>
Subject:   Re: looks like I am no longer welcome around here
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On 12/9/2017 1:52 PM, Polytropon wrote:
> On Sat, 9 Dec 2017 23:07:30 +0700, Victor Sudakov wrote:
>> Carmel NY wrote:
>>> Just my own opinion; however, I do not consider synth, unlike poudriere, to be bloated.
>> I don't even consider poudriere bloated. It is neat, does not require
>> weird dependencies or GUI libs, stores its configuration in text
>> files, uses the standard ports and jail infrastructure. Why would
>> anyone call it bloated?
> Not exactly bloated, but it could be considered "overhead"
> just to build one or two ports. However, Poudriere is not
> intended as a replacement for portmaster or portmanager,
> that's important to keep in mind. And for the specific
> case I mentioned, local repositories and restricted lists
> are the way to go. If even that's too much, the classic
> "make install" and "pkg lock" will probably be okay.
Which is what synth is good for.  I am not going to get into the 
contraversy surrounding synth.

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