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Old 19th April 2009
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Originally Posted by mwatkins View Post
FreeBSD Ports gives you nothing of that and is almost as simple as installing a precompiled package except that you get even more choice for the small cost of some compile time.
The only downside is having to keep things like pkg-config and autotools around that are only needed at build time; but that's more or less true of *any* source based method these days.
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