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Re: [vox-tech] gentoo's "portage" vs. debian's "apt-get"
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Re: [vox-tech] gentoo's "portage" vs. debian's "apt-get"



On Tue 04 Nov 03, 12:24 PM, Michael J Wenk <wenk@praxis.homedns.org> said:
> 
> Another plug towards gentoo, the dependency management is fairly good.
> I have not had any issues with it, however I for the most part avoid
> testing/unstable packages.  Also, you have the ability to compile a
> package, insert a stub and have portage know about it.  In other words,
> if you're system has an anchient perl5 and you want perl5.8, you can
> pull it down, and stub the package and not have it break the whole
> apt/dselect system. 

*boggle*

this reminds me of some of the really wonderful and colorful things theo
de raadt likes to say!
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