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From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: udev and /usr
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2011 01:33:47
Message-Id: 201109252132.56341.vapier@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: udev and /usr by Nirbheek Chauhan
On Sunday, September 25, 2011 05:53:18 Nirbheek Chauhan wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 12:05 PM, Mike Frysinger wrote: > > On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 09:59, Rich Freeman wrote: > >> I'm a bit concerned that the future of linux on the desktop is going to > >> be one where your choices are things like Android, ChromeOS, Ubuntu, > >> Gnome OS, or a "KDE OS." Each one would have its own package managers, > >> repositories, distros, APIs, etc. Clearly there is some benefit from > >> the vertical integration (Android and ChromeOS have a very high level > >> of polish, and Ubuntu is approaching this often by just writing their > >> own stuff). Instead of working to influence other projects (which can > >> be frustrating), big distros are looking to just eliminate dependencies > >> outside of themselves. This will be a big challenge for a smaller > >> distro like Gentoo. Obviously we can't just go write our own Wayland > >> replacement, even if we did essentially make our own "systemd" of > >> sorts. > > > > you're aware the ChromeOS is built on top of / with Gentoo right ? > > "Gentoo" is defined by portage and the portage tree. If we remove > that, the end result is no different than compiling stuff manually in > Slackware or by hand.
which is how Chrome OS is built. ROOT=/some/place emerge <some binpkgs> -mike

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