[buug] cockroaches and kernel build
hedges at ucsd.edu
Thu Aug 8 14:24:45 PDT 2002
You know, I probably just didn't play with ports enough to know.
Thanks for the info.
On Thu, 8 Aug 2002, f.johan.beisser wrote:
> Date: Thu, 8 Aug 2002 13:41:06 -0700 (PDT)
> From: f.johan.beisser <jan at caustic.org>
> To: Mark Hedges <hedges at UCSD.EDU>
> Cc: buug at weak.org
> Subject: Re: [buug] cockroaches and kernel build
> On Thu, 8 Aug 2002, Mark Hedges wrote:
> > Anyone know of any plans for apt-get on OpenBSD?
> i'm not sure why you'd do this for the main sources. on of the advantages
> most BSDs provide is the "world" option, building everything from scratch
> for a full upgrade.
> with openbsd, of course, you can't just sectionalise everything. well, you
> could, but it would make things somewhat unstable. the snapshots are
> provided for some of this support, doing rebuilds several times a month,
> > After playing with FreeBSD, Slackware and Debian, I seem to like
> > Debian the best because it seems the most full-featured (more
> > packages preconfigured than for slackware?) and I don't get
> > crappy linker errors like in slackware trying to resolve
> > dependencies compiling stuff from source tarballs. Although, I
> > still can't get the updating planetbg to stick in the root
> > window when I log out.
> as freebsd's ports system has slowly bloated and created situations where
> you don't have a choice BUT to use GNOME or KDE for many of the packages
> (just because i want to build GAIM does not mean i want all of GNOME to go
> with it..) or have it included anyway.
> i'm not sure how different apt-get is from the FreeBSD ports system (or
> the OpenBSD variant of it). anything that makes handling ports, library
> versions and such easier can't be all bad.
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