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Opinion: Why not MacPorts, and alternative way
Authored by: Anonymous on Aug 25, '08 05:26:39PM
There are two problems with your argument:
  1. most people don't want "bleeding edge" -- unless you meant "up to date", and not actually "unstable: use at your peril"
  2. Linux systems use package management systems: apt, yum, RHN, whatever. These provide all the dependencies a package needs. MacPorts and Fink replicate this approach, building from source (the Gentoo way)
On a side note, I find it amusing when Mac people claim to know "stuff" about Linux and then show they plainly don't. Please keep it up.

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