Compatability with FreeBSD Ports

Andreas Hauser andy at
Mon Aug 15 12:31:51 PDT 2005

joerg wrote @ Mon, 15 Aug 2005 21:05:47 +0200:
> On Mon, Aug 15, 2005 at 02:25:04PM -0000, Andreas Hauser wrote:

> > From time to time one will "svk sync" to import the FreeBSD changes.
> > The conflicts will not be to many because our changes will mostly
> > be in files/. That way we keep a well maintained big ports tree that
> > we can commit to as much as we want.
> It doesn't solve the problem that we inheriantly depend on the UNAME
> hack for ports to work. Yes, a lot breaks without it, but having it in
> place also prevents *proper* support in third party packages.

We can differentiate UNAME for each port, since we can do what we want
in our tree.

> > If really pkgsrc is your way, then present it as better alternative
> > instead of just pushing it with policy like officially boycotting
> > dfports (which is what asmodai and joerg announced afair).

If you tell me what insulted you, i consider it.
Currently i can't see an insult even on reading it again.
That might tell you it, sure wasn't intended as one, whatever it is.


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