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Date:      Sun, 3 Apr 2011 15:19:57 -0700
From:      Gary Kline <kline@thought.org>
To:        Romain Garbage <romain.garbage@gmail.com>
Cc:        Chris Telting <christopher-ml@telting.org>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Port dependencies
Message-ID:  <20110403221957.GC25857@thought.org>
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On Sun, Apr 03, 2011 at 10:35:08AM +0200, Romain Garbage wrote:
> 2011/4/3 Chris Telting <christopher-ml@telting.org>:
> >
> >>        seriously, this is why i want that debian+freebsd that was
> >>        discussed recently.  the kernel is ours and number one in the
> >>        world.  and the ports stuff is basically packages that more/less
> >>        just-work.  you can get the src =with= the pkg.
> >>
> >
> > How does debian get around all the "make config" options that we deal with?
> >  Such as does such and such package pull in samba...  Or does debian just
> > compile with every option more or less enabled?
> 
> "Debian GNU/kFreeBSD is a port that consists of GNU userland using the
> GNU C library on top of FreeBSD's kernel, coupled with the regular
> Debian package set." from http://www.debian.org/ports/kfreebsd-gnu/
> 
> So it seems they basically use their own packages and not the ports.
> 
> Romain



	Well, so then  _this_ is ho w thei r stuff works together.  It
	is all from the deb packages.

	gary

	Ps:  i'm glad i quit porting our libc to  the gnu world back in
	199[?]. 
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