[PC-BSD Pbi-dev] Question slash feature suggestion

Dru Lavigne drulavigne at sympatico.ca
Mon Sep 6 08:58:05 PDT 2010

> I'm curious if there is a way to get the PBI Builder system to pull
> ports from sources other than the official FreeBSD Ports collection?
> The reason this comes to mind, and why I'm interested in pulling ports
> from other locations, is nicely highlighted by the current on-going wait
> for the Chromium web browser. There is a port for Chromium, and it
> appears to work, but we've been waiting on it for nearly two months
> because it's not in the official Ports collection.

Just a quick note about Chromium. The reason why it's not committed to ports yet (even though the port has been ready for some time) is because the Foundation is still waiting to get an official okay from their lawyer. We have to be careful in this instance because of Red Bend's patent infringment case against Google.


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