On Saturday 25 March 2006 16:26, Kevin Kinsey wrote: > Installer, yes. "good system for installing programs" ... some would > differ. Ease of use isn't the only thing that FreeBSD ports offers, > and I'm not sure that PCBSD has that figured out; obviously, that's > open for discussion. Seems to me, and some others, that PCBSD's > implementation of 3rd party software may get its users in the same > sort of "libc hell" that many Linux users find themselves in someplace > down the road.
I tried PC-BSD a couple of weeks ago. What they seem to do is include all the necessary libs with a program, and install each program into a dedicated library. So while there is bloat, a library hell there shouldn't be. Cheers Benjamin
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