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Thread: Pkgsrc 2012Q4 Released, Celebrates 15 Years

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    Default Pkgsrc 2012Q4 Released, Celebrates 15 Years

    Phoronix: Pkgsrc 2012Q4 Released, Celebrates 15 Years

    NetBSD developers have announced the release of pkgsrc-2012Q4, the latest quarterly release of the package management system used by many BSD operating systems and other Unix-like platforms. This latest release also marks fifteen years that this open-source "package source" program has been around...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTI3MzA

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    Too bad it is not available in the Ubuntu repository.
    Guess not Debian either then.

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    Quote Originally Posted by uid313 View Post
    Too bad it is not available in the Ubuntu repository.
    Guess not Debian either then.

    If you are adventurous you could build it yourself so read the docs how to build it for your system

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    While they may build there isn't any garrantee they work.. for example NetBSD sparc has lots more packages than OpenBSD sparc but the former has lots of packages that don't work at all while the latter acutally gets some testing and most everything works well. That said they are about equal in my eyes, they just have different approaches, but it is worth noteing.

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