Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 8th Jul 2013 15:58 UTC, submitted by laffer1
BSD and Darwin derivatives MidnightBSD 0.4-RELEASE hit FTP servers today and the new version includes a custom package management tool, "mport", that was developed with sqlite3 and libarchive. The packing list and all metadata is stored in SQL and a tool is provided to query the package database directly. This allows scripts and third party tools to easily integrate with the package system.
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so I now can...
by SeeM on Mon 8th Jul 2013 20:24 UTC
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... update packages without waiting for new release. Wow. I'm sure they have other great features, too, because ability to update packages is quite important. And I definitely like usage of sqlite for that.

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RE: so I now can...
by Drumhellar on Tue 9th Jul 2013 00:34 in reply to "so I now can..."
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Are you being sarcastic? I hope not, but I can't tell...

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RE[2]: so I now can...
by pklausner on Tue 9th Jul 2013 12:26 in reply to "RE: so I now can..."
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In dubio pro reo!

Let's assume he was ultra-sarcastic about the fact that the special feature advertised for this distro is yet-another-package-manager. Reminds me of this classic comic:

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