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From: "Jean-Marc Beaune" <jm.beaune@...>
Subject: Re: 8 days now!!
Date: Sat, 3 Feb 2007 22:48:54 +0100
I bet he&#39;s french...<br><br><div><span class="gmail_quote">On 2/3/07, <b class="gmail_sendername">Sean Quinlan</b> &lt;<a href="mailto:smq@...">smq@...</a>&gt; wrote:</span><blockquote class="gmail_quote" style="border-left: 1px solid rgb(204, 204, 204); margin: 0pt 0pt 0pt 0.8ex; padding-left: 1ex;">
--- lists &lt;<a href="mailto:lists@...">lists@...</a>&gt; (2007-02-03 21:30):<br>&gt; I have been using Gentoo for 3 years and I have been using Linux for 10<br>&gt; years!&nbsp;&nbsp;I have been spending the past 8 days trying to re-install gentoo
<br>&gt; on my desktop after a crash.&nbsp;&nbsp;compile error after error after error after<br>&gt; error after error after error after error!! I think I am done with<br>&gt; gentoo!!!!!<br>&gt;<br>Hmm, let me consult my crystal ball to find out which of the hundreds of
<br>compiles and millions of possible error messages you must be talking<br>about...<br><br>&gt; I should have loaded a gun, pointed it at my foot, and squeezed!!!! I<br>&gt; can&#39;t even begin to ask questions about what could be going wrong. there
<br>&gt; are too many!&nbsp;&nbsp;I have followed thread after thread and keep hiting new<br>&gt; problems!&nbsp;&nbsp;What the H! Also, I am not a newbe! compile, compile,<br>&gt; compile..... This is crazy!!<br><br>Perhaps you are not a native English speaker, but your analogy is poorly
<br>chosen (although strangely apt in this case).&nbsp;&nbsp;Shooting yourself in the<br>foot says that you admit that _you_ did something stupid to cause this...<br>like, oh I don&#39;t know... sending a whining error message to a public
<br>list without including any relevant information so that people can<br>actually help you.<br><br>Oh well, don&#39;t let the door hit you on the way out :)<br><br>Sean<br><br>PS: if you don&#39;t want to look like a newbie, at least learn how to
<br>_spell_ &quot;newbie&quot;.<br><br>--<br>Sean Quinlan (<a href="mailto:smq@...">smq@...</a>)<br><br><br>--<br><a href="mailto:gentoo-desktop@g.o">gentoo-desktop@g.o</a> mailing list<br><br></blockquote>
</div><br><br clear="all"><br>-- <br>/JM
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