Gilles J. Seguin
segg at infonet.ca
Sat Jul 26 21:39:43 EDT 2003
Bill Strosberg wrote:
> I've recently been playing with Gentoo Linux for many of the same reasons
> as David Skoll et al, and I have to say I'm very impressed. Although
> everything done in Gentoo could be done with any other distribution, the
> stability and dependency management are stunning. While going through my
> first couple of install efforts, I was somewhat frustrated by the lack of
> instant gratification, but over time I've really come to appreciate the
> Given my past (satisfying) experience with BSD ports tree, the Gentoo
> portage system is better and simpler than I could imagine.
Utilities like distcc.samba.org and ccache has been factors
enough to convince of the feasability of such distribution.
Being a nice addition for developper requiering huge
> Although I still think that clients will prefer RedHat due to it's
> corporate warm and fuzzy inducing aura, I think all my personal machines
> will soon migrate to Gentoo. I'll still take the path of least resistance
> an support RedHat with corporate clients. Not without reservations.
> Who does Gentoo fit? Not the new user - but it fits me exactly - and
> people that I directly support.
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