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>