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Old 29th April 2013
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Originally Posted by ocicat View Post
Not all possible packages can or are built...
If a particular package is not available, it is usually one of two reasons:
  1. License restrictions prevent binary distribution
  2. The port or a dependency within the port's chain of build dependencies cannot be built on the architecture.
Reason #1 affects all architectures, and reason #2 affects individual architectures.
There is one port that is covered by both reasons: www/opera is an i386-only application and redistribution is not permitted under its license. The ports build process merely fetches Linux binaries directly from for execution under compat_linux(8).

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