RE: FreeBSD ports

> > Mainly, it contains fixes for the FreeBSD install policy.
> > For example, X related binary should be in /usr/X11R6/bin,
> > and library number must never be 0:0:0 etc. :-)
> The Debian policy also says so.  I have gimp in /usr/X11R6/bin.
> IMHO, such a thing is not a program maintainer's job, but
> (RPM|DEB|*BSD) package maintainer's.

But the fact is that, as I have understood, FreeBSD ports are
uncompiled-source, and the procedure of install includes compilation. We
can't really speak of a 'package' can we?

Christian Lavoie
UIN: 947212

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