[ntp:questions] Update NTP on FreeBSD 8.2

Chuck Swiger cswiger at mac.com
Fri Feb 10 16:18:33 UTC 2012

On Feb 9, 2012, at 10:30 PM, David J Taylor wrote:
> I must say that I was rather surprised to see Perl being recompiled just for the earlier NTP update, though.  Everything which would take a few seconds on Windows with Dave Hart's ready-built .EXEs appears to take 15-60 minutes on FreeBSD because of all the recompilations which are involved....

FreeBSD port-management tools like portmaster and portupgrade can download and install precompiled packages instead, if you tell them to (see the -P flag).


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