Linked by Thom Holwerda on Tue 30th Mar 2010 22:32 UTC, submitted by aaronb
Legal It's time for bed over here, but before I turn in with a nice cup of tea and a Gilmore Girls episode, we've got some good news for you: SCO has been dealt yet another major blow in its baseless lawsuit against Novell. A jury has ruled that Novell owns the UNIX copyrights - not SCO.
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RE[6]: SCO
by Laurence on Thu 1st Apr 2010 10:53 UTC in reply to "RE[5]: SCO"
Laurence
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pkg_add has existed on FreeBSD for many, many, many years. There's even a pkg_upgrade that can be used on binary-package-only systems (no ports tree installed). And the major ports managements tools (portmaster, portupgrade, portmanager) all include support for binary package upgrades.

Good point. I'd forgotten about the binary package managers.

The other points still stand though. As good as FreeBSD is and as much as I liked it myself, it's not the jack of all trades and as such there are occasions where Linux is the sane solution over FreeBSD.

And I don't mean in an elitist or Linux-fanboy way either as I run a variety of platforms, many of which are non-Linux *nix.

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