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Date:      Sun, 17 May 2015 12:06:49 -0700
From:      merlyn@stonehenge.com (Randal L. Schwartz)
To:        "John Levine" <johnl@iecc.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org,  jekillen@prodigy.net
Subject:   Re: Which make?
Message-ID:  <86iobr10s6.fsf@red.stonehenge.com>
In-Reply-To: <20150517022324.31995.qmail@ary.lan> (John Levine's message of "17 May 2015 02:23:24 -0000")
References:  <20150517022324.31995.qmail@ary.lan>

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>>>>> "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.

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