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Date:      Mon, 18 May 2015 21:57:42 +1000
From:      andrew clarke <mail@ozzmosis.com>
To:        "Randal L. Schwartz" <merlyn@stonehenge.com>
Cc:        John Levine <johnl@iecc.com>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org, jekillen@prodigy.net
Subject:   Re: Which make?
Message-ID:  <20150518115742.GA42439@ozzmosis.com>
In-Reply-To: <86iobr10s6.fsf@red.stonehenge.com>
References:  <20150517022324.31995.qmail@ary.lan> <86iobr10s6.fsf@red.stonehenge.com>

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On Sun 2015-05-17 12:06:49 UTC-0700, Randal L. Schwartz (merlyn@stonehenge.com) wrote:

> >>>>> "John" == John Levine <johnl@iecc.com> writes:
> 
> John> In most cases, installing the precompiled packgage with pkg add works
> John> just as well and is a lot faster.
> 
> ... until the day you want to tweak a port knob, and then mixing
> packages and ports is a pain.
> 
> Thank goodness for poudriere!  Packages built *my* way, and upgrades are
> a snap now.

I feel the same way about Poudriere, although I was recently caught
out by the "make config" options changing for the Postfix port (see
20150510 in UPDATING), which meant my options were reset to the
defaults. :/

Regards
Andrew



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