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Guillaume Lefevre wrote:
> I've discovered gentoo a few days ago and it looks very promising, but
> it's still very rought
> on the edges, I havent completly switched to it but it's under process.
> A few comments:
> 1) the CD image:
> - an SMP kernel would be nice.
> - missing gunzip links disables keyboard layout (nasty for non qwerty
> users) and manpages
This issue is fixed
> - install procedure on the cd
> - md5sum of the iso image
> 2) the ebuild system, it great! but:
> - why linking to ftp.ibiblio.org as primary site?
Because the original locations do not keep older versions.
> - when hordes of maniacs and fans will charge to it, it won't be
> pretty :-)
> - maybe a list of mirrors by continents?
Hmm not bad there could be a script that sorts this list in order of
> - why java depends on x11, I need it for cocoon, I know I can edit
> the script by hand, but...
Some of the java-libs in the package depend on X, we will have the
possibility to build mulitiple subpackages
from one ebuild, then such things can be separated.
I'm currently fixing a few issues in apache/tomcat/cocoon here. Checkout
from cvs in an hour an you don't need
to configure anything besides adding "-DTOMCAT -DCOCOON" to the var
HTTPD_OPTS in /etc/rc.d/init.d/httpd.
you must run "ebuild apache... configure" "ebuild tomcat... configure" and
things should be configured.
The you can access the cocoon-examples on
> 3) willing to help on my spare time (between college and work):
> - docs
> - ebuild scripts
> - php, sql, python
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