On 09/25/2011 06:57 PM, Nirbheek Chauhan wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 26, 2011 at 7:02 AM, Mike Frysinger <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> On Sunday, September 25, 2011 05:53:18 Nirbheek Chauhan wrote:
>>> "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.
Sure, the average Chrome OS end user may not know the difference.
However, it makes a difference to the Gentoo community to have our tools
and tree used by Chrome OS developers, and have them contribute back
fixes and enhancements.
>> which is how Chrome OS is built.
>> ROOT=/some/place emerge <some binpkgs>
> Yes, I'm well aware of how ChromeOS is built. :)
> But neither portage, nor the portage tree, nor any of our branding are
> shipped with ChromeOS. Hence it's as much a Gentoo install as $company
> that uses portage to build $image for their embedded device, but
> doesn't leave any trace of Gentoo behind.
So what? I work on Gentoo for the benefit of myself and others
(including Chrome OS devs), not because I want people to see Gentoo
branding, or have more people identify themselves as "Gentoo users."