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Date:      Sat, 2 Apr 2011 18:43:03 -0700
From:      Gary Kline <kline@thought.org>
To:        Ryan Coleman <editor@d3photography.com>
Cc:        christopher-ml@telting.org, perryh@pluto.rain.com, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org, utisoft@gmail.com
Subject:   Re: Port dependencies
Message-ID:  <20110403014303.GC18031@thought.org>
In-Reply-To: <9BFF22F1-7559-4107-B149-94A79CA3ADB7@d3photography.com>
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On Sat, Apr 02, 2011 at 07:45:06PM -0500, Ryan Coleman wrote:
> 
> 
> On Apr 2, 2011, at 7:07 PM, perryh@pluto.rain.com wrote:
> 
> > Chris Rees <utisoft@gmail.com> wrote:
> >> On 2 April 2011 00:58, Chris Telting <christopher-ml@telting.org> wrote:
> >>> One of my biggest gripes with the ports system is dependency hell.
> >> 
> >> I think you've misunderstood the term dependency hell [1]. Anyone
> >> who has spent hours struggling with rpm ... would never dare to
> >> even think of such terms when using the Ports Collection.
> > 
> > Dependency purgatory?
> 
> Dantency Inferno. :)
> 


	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.  

	.

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