On Fri, Jun 08, 2007 at 01:57:40PM -0500, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > On 08/06/07, Amarendra Godbole <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > . . . > >Initially I had about 230 packages installed, and after the upgrade > >the number has gone up to 450! Lot of these seem to be X related > >packages. > > > >Does xorg 7.2 have more dependencies, and hence so many ports were > >installed? > > xorg is now 180-230 some-odd tiny packages (ports) > instead of the old -clients, -server, -libraries blobs. > > It seems to work okay, and minor updates are far less > strenuous. I give it five years to either prove itself or > all the developers to go mad and sacrifice their firstborn > in some wicked ritual to the sun-god. > > Failure or not, the "modularity" will be adopted by microsoft > sometime around 2013, who will announce it as "The First > Commercial Product to Use a Wholley Modular Codebase" > except they won't spell "Wholley" with as much style.
In MS case, I would expect them to spell it 'holey' and introduce some special incantations to be used with prescribed incense. ////jerry > > I just hope we aren't still putting up with people using "impact" > all the time, by then. > > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"