[oclug] Gentoo Linux.
bb at L8R.net
Fri Jul 11 16:53:17 EDT 2003
On Fri, 11 Jul 2003 16:21:03 -0400 (EDT)
Ross Jordan <rjordan at student.math.uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
> > You know, I'd probably give Gentoo a try if it wasn't for the length
> > of time to get it running. As it is, I KNOW I don't have the time
> > right now to compile an entire Linux system.
> Actually, Gentoo has added pre-compiled binaries for major packages.
> You can get the base system, X, kde, Mozilla, OpenOffice and others
> going from binary. But its against the Gentoo spirit I say.
I've heard that precompiled stuff is out there now. You know, the
ultimate would be the ability to install a pre-compiled system, but _then_
have Gentoo slowly, over the next week or so, recompile your entire system
while niced in the background...
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