On Wed, 29 Oct 2008 04:10:33 -0700 [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > andrew clarke <mail_ozzmosis.com> said (on 2008/10/29): > > You need to understand that the FreeBSD project by its nature is > > primarily source-code driven. Making packages available (of any > > port) is of very low priority in comparison to the rest of the > > system (testing, documentation, etc). Demanding that the FreeBSD > > volunteers build a package just because you want to use it is a bit > > unfair, particularly when you can make one yourself without much > > trouble. > > I'm not sure I got all the emails in this thread... maybe some just > haven't arrived yet. > > Anyway... I, for one, depend on packages. It literally takes days to > build something like Firefox on my (admittedly old) computer.
In that case I would suggest that you stick to release versions and don't update your ports tree between releases unless there's a significant vulnerability that's fixed in the current tree. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"