Huy Ton That wrote:
I am curious, the key different between packages and ports are that packages
are precompiled and ports are not?  Am I erroneous in this statement?  I'm a
little confused as I have been always using make install clean from the
ports and don't see the difference...  Has anyone else had the same


Your best bet is to read the handbook section
on packages and ports.  To answer your question
though, yes packages are pre-built and ports need
to be compiled, linked, etc from sources.

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