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Re: [vox] Gentoo Linux?
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Re: [vox] Gentoo Linux?

Never used Sorcerer... I don't think it's nearly as active 
as Gentoo.  You can find more insights here:


-- Rod

On Friday 07 June 2002 11:46 pm, R. Douglas Barbieri wrote:
> How does Gentoo compare to Sorceror?
> On Fri, 7 Jun 2002, Rod Roark wrote:
> > On Friday 07 June 2002 04:07 pm, Stephen M. Helms wrote:
> > > Anyone using Gentoo Linux?  I am interested in a comparison of it to
> > > debian.  I will be doing a few new linux installs so I thought now
> > > might be the time to take a look at something else.
> >
> > Gentoo has been my standard desktop OS for about the last
> > 3 months.  I love it, because it lets me stay up-to-date
> > with the latest releases of just about everything, with no
> > extra effort on my part.
> >
> > Also I've found the gentoo developers to be very open to
> > requests and suggestions.  Most recently, I inquired about
> > support for the new LyX 1.2 release, then helped the
> > developer figure out a build problem, and the next day it
> > was done.
> >
> > Just last night I started an update to the latest KDE
> > (, whatever that is) and a few other things,
> > and when I got up this morning it was all done.
> >
> > For those who don't already know: Gentoo builds everything
> > from source.  As a former Linux-from-Scratch user, I
> > *really* appreciate how easy gentoo makes it to do that.
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > -- Rod

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