Compatability with FreeBSD Ports [debian package tools]

James Frazer jfrazer at
Wed Aug 17 23:58:59 PDT 2005

The reason I'm not running it right now is lack of good binary packages
and a good package management system.  I don't have time to mess around
with source builds which may or may not work.  I want an upgrade path 
that has a good probability of working, and if it is going to fail I don't 
want to find out about it 20 hours later when I'm not around to figure out 
what went wrong.

I've never been a fan of linux, but my vote goes for apt/dpkg, which I've
had reasonably good success with. Definitely moreso than ports +
portupgrade (which has hosed my system far too many times).

> Maybe those 90% you are talking about don't run DragonFly in the first place?

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