Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 7th Apr 2005 02:04 UTC, submitted by David Rhodus
BSD and Darwin derivatives After many months of work DragonFly is about to release version 1.2 of its BSD based operating system. The first release candidate version can be download from dfly-20050406-pre1.2.iso.gz
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ports on dragonfly
by James on Thu 7th Apr 2005 16:10 UTC

Well, I think devs are hesitent to do too much work updating/fixing ports, because nobody knows what's going to happen with the ports/pkg situation yet. Nobody wants to do a whole bunch of work only to have it tossed out the window if there is a major change in how ports/packages are handled.

Ports, for the most part have built okay for me -- I just don't try building things that I know are big, complex, or have a lot of dependencies.

All hell breaks loose when you use portupgrade on FreeBSD as well -- it just doesn't happen as often.