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On Mon, 1 Jul 2002 19:06:27 -0600
Collins <erichey2@...> wrote:
> It sounds a lot like ex-president Clinton - "It depends on the meaning
> of is."
> What does the term "add on" mean? Isn't every package other the the
> kernel, gnu stuff, etc. an "add on"?
in our case, what is not locally compiled through portage is considered
an "add-on" that means things like JDK's, Opera, OpenOffice-bin,
Netscape 4.x and other binary-only applications.
emerge's go as "system" since the emerge command specifies that this
should be part of your installation, and it is something we provide with
our OS, not an "add-on" to it.
fex. A user can bootstrap, then just "emerge kde" and have a fully
functional (supposedly) system.
I've cc'd the list because this is relevant to them, please do the same
in the future.
> Collins Richey - Denver Area - WWTLRD?
> gentoo(since 01/01/01) 2.4.18+(ext3) xfce-sylpheed-mozilla
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