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From: Paul Hartman <paul.hartman+gentoo@...>
Subject: Re: Outside of portage (was Re: Kernel-3.3.0 and Nvidia-drivers)
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2012 18:04:08 -0500
On Thu, Mar 22, 2012 at 4:32 PM, Barry Schwartz
<chemoelectric@...> wrote:
> Frank Peters <frank.peters@...> skribis:
>> Out of habit, I still use the kernel sources from kernel.org.
>
> This makes me curious what other people are using from outside of
> Portage. I install Grub outside of Portage, on the grounds that (a) it
> is a bad thing to upgrade unless you have to; and (b) the Grub 2
> ebuilds were broken anyway, and I didn’t want to switch back to Grub 1
> when moving from Exherbo back to Gentoo. So I used the default GNU
> install procedure in /usr/local. If the machine boots, the machine
> boots, and I’m satisfied.
>
> (I also use only package.use and not make.conf for use flags, a habit
> picked up from using Paludis, and recently got rid of package.mask and
> use package.accepted_keywords for all my masking. Lots of redundancy
> in Portage these days, maybe a bit too much.)

I only install things outside of portage into my home directory
(pretending like I don't have root access), or very rarely install a
single binary into /usr/local/bin. For anything else I'll make my own
ebuild (or try to, anyway) and put it in my local overlay.


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Re: Outside of portage (was Re: Kernel-3.3.0 and Nvidia-drivers)
-- Barry Schwartz
References:
Kernel-3.3.0 and Nvidia-drivers
-- Frank Peters
Re: Kernel-3.3.0 and Nvidia-drivers
-- Mark Knecht
Re: Kernel-3.3.0 and Nvidia-drivers
-- Frank Peters
Outside of portage (was Re: Kernel-3.3.0 and Nvidia-drivers)
-- Barry Schwartz
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