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Date:      Tue, 16 Sep 2014 14:30:01 -0700
From:      Michael Sierchio <kudzu@tenebras.com>
To:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: A lot of pkg problems
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On Tue, Sep 16, 2014 at 2:16 PM, Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com> wrote:

> The amount of time people are willing to invest in "saving time" with
> packages is interesting.  In many cases, they could have built from ports
> and been done quicker overall, or at least with less user involvement.

And you can always do a 'make package' for a port - with the advantage
of being able, in many cases, to answer config questions that can
change the behavior and usefulness of a package (e.g., racoon with the
control port enabled, disabled by default in the packages).

- M



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