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Date:      Mon, 7 Dec 2015 17:10:00 +0200
From:      Anton Sayetsky <vsasjason@gmail.com>
To:        Matthew Seaman <matthew@freebsd.org>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Migrating to FreeBSD from Debian
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2015-12-07 17:03 GMT+02:00 Matthew Seaman <matthew@freebsd.org>:
> ... and a package is what you get by compiling a port.  Yes, there is a
> difference, but the two things are often conflated and it isn't worth
> muddying the waters by insisting on exactingly precise terminology from
> people new to FreeBSD.  It is clear enough what they mean -- their aim
> is to get some software installed or upgraded.
But we should warn then about not mixing ports & packages. I agree,
pkg is a good choice [when pkg only].



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