Comparison of FreeBSD ports with other systems

This is a meta-page for comparing and contrasting FreeBSD ports with various alternatives.

Main cross-reference

Subject

pkgsrc

(FreeBSD) ports

(OpenBSD) ports

mports

Portage

dpkg/rpm + apt

Used by OSes

NetBSD, DragonflyBSD

FreeBSD

OpenBSD

MidnightBSD

Gentoo, Sabayon

Ubuntu, Debian, Fedora, Redhat

Main URL

main URL

main URL

main URL

TBA

main URL

main URL

Source tree

CVSWeb

CVSWeb

CVSWeb

TBA

TBA

TBA

Search tool

search tool

search tool

TBA

TBA

TBA

search tool

Number of packages

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

Growth graph

growth

growth (stale)

TBA

TBA

TBA

TBA

More details:

Notes:

See also

PackageSystemsMerging

PackageSystemsComparison (last edited 2012-06-02 05:18:29 by MarkLinimon)