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On Sunday, September 25, 2011 08:53:08 Rich Freeman wrote:
> However, I can't seem to find a chromeos-meta package in portage, and
> the fact that my chromeos laptop has some feature does me little good
> in getting my Gentoo desktop to do the same. At best ChromeOS is a
> fork of Gentoo, and the work that is done to highly integrate it
> doesn't really trickle back upstream. To be honest, I'm not sure it
> would be easy for them to do so.
Chrome OS uses the Gentoo tree of ebuilds and an overlay of custom packages.
there are also a number of patches to packages that are in our tree, but those
are in the process of merging back into Gentoo mainline.
i wouldn't really clasify this as a fork ... it's more a derivative.
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