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From: Vidok Tibor <vtibor@...>
Subject: about gentoo and compiling
Date: Thu, 6 Feb 2003 18:57:22 +0100 (CET)
Hi all,

I have two question about gentoo:

1)
I read this in an install howto: The bootstrap takes about 1 hour even 
on a fast machine... My bootsrap takes about 3 houn on Athlon 
XP1800+ Is that good? I think it too long. It compiles mc about half a 
day...

2)
I choose gentoo becouse I think I can choose, what i want to install. 
If I install mc (emerge app-misc/mc ), why does it install Xserver, 
Xfree86 etc. And for icewm why does it emerge gnome stuffs?
How can I owerride it?
I have a "new, just installed" system, with mc and icewm. it is about 
1Gb. Why? 

Thanks.



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