On 22 Jun 2005, at 16:38, Dave O' Connor wrote:
> packaging is the major advantage in my opinion. I've had maybe two
> applications which weren't in portage and a lot more which weren't
> in apt when I last tried it.
There are 17,228 packages in Debian Sid (and 15,229 in Ubuntu Hoary
Universe) as of today. Which packages have you lacked?
> While I agree that there aren't huge gains to be made compiling
> your own programs that last sentence is nothing short of rubbish.
> Versioning up every day? only if you're running ~arch, and no one
> bar the devs would do that.
So give me a number - how often do recompiles happen?
Colm Buckley / colm at tuatha.org / +353 87 2469146
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