Linux laptops, revisited (can any sleep like my PowerBook does?)

Michael L Torrie torriem at
Sat Jan 19 15:10:52 MST 2008

Jonathan Ellis wrote:
> On 1/19/08, Alex Esplin <alex.esplin at> wrote:
>> Your second argument kind of trumps your first one.  Thanks to the
>> efforts of fink and/or macports, almost every packaged available for
>> linux is available for OSX.
> Have you actually used both fink and, say, aptitude recently?
> Fink sucks.  It's a lifesaver, but it sucks.

Yeah.  MacPorts is much much better, from what I hear.  Fink has always
been a nasty hack, and nothing was ever in stable that I needed.

> -Jonathan
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