pet project : LnxPorts
gvibe06 at gmail.com
Thu Oct 8 09:04:56 PDT 2015
Gentoo currently has 1240 orphaned packages and there only exists a very
small group of active proxy maintainers.
So I would not use Gentoo as any alternative...which pains me to say
because I used to love Gentoo.
On Thu, Oct 8, 2015 at 8:22 AM, Alejandro Imass <aimass at yabarana.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 7, 2015 at 1:59 PM, René J.V. <rjvbertin at gmail.com> wrote:
>> OK now, don't get me wrong, this is not an announcement that I'll be
>> forking off MacPorts to begin a fully supported Linux variant! :)
> Also, why no use Gentoo or other existing ports-based Linux variants ?
> To me anything that uses "ports" is kind-of BSD by definition (or BSD
> wannabe) so why not use the real thing to begin with! Being able to install
> from binary and/or from fine-tuned source compile is priceless in my book.
> Which of course can be done with most Linux variants (and pretty elegantly
> if done correctly) it is never as elegant as a true ports system.
> Anyway, just my 0.02 here. I am no expert in software distribution systems
> by any means, but IMHO OS X and BSD seem a much better coupling than OS X
> and Linux. Also, PCSBD is pretty cool:
> Alejandro Imass
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