Re: FreeBSD ports

"Christian Lavoie" <> writes:

> > > 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?

I don't know about FreeBSD ports.  But maybe FreeBSD has its own way
of compiling & installing from the ports, like Debian source packages
and SRPM packages?  

Changwoo Ryu

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