Compatability with FreeBSD Ports [debian package tools]

Kris Kennaway kkenn at
Thu Aug 18 08:32:04 PDT 2005

On 2005-08-17, Joerg Sonnenberger <joerg at xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Aug 17, 2005 at 04:26:21PM +0100, Hiten Pandya wrote:
>> One of the only reason why I am still holding onto pkgsrc is because it 
>> has (atleast) some support for views or shall I say isolated installations 
>> of same package but different version; apart from that pkgsrc has no 
>> overall advantage over FreeBSD ports.
> There are a lot of small things I came to love over the time, e.g.
> support for shlock, (b)make package also building the packages of its
> dependencies (that'S IMO the most annoying thing in ports). I think that

'make package-recursive' in ports has existed for a couple of years...


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