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Old 25th May 2008
DrJ DrJ is offline
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Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Gold Country, CA
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Fixing bugs, and there always are many. Patches are released pretty quickly (once fixed) and they then appear in ports. Packages follow much later. You can also customize the build options, which can be very useful. With a package, you accept the standard flags and cannot change them.
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