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From: "Jan Kundrát" <jkt@g.o>
To: gentoo-doc@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-doc] Stage1/2 deprecation from Gentoo Handbook
Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2005 19:28:01
Message-Id: 200511092027.07613.jkt@gentoo.org
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-doc] Stage1/2 deprecation from Gentoo Handbook by Arun Raghavan
On Wednesday 09 of November 2005 20:20 Arun Raghavan wrote:
> Call me an idealist, but this sounds too much like a "guilty until > proven innocent" thing. I'm a "normal" Gentoo user, and had absolutely > no trouble following the stage1 instructions. Let's leave the "the > user is dumb" assumptions to Microsoft.
Problem is not about our users, problem is that the newbies shouldn't be forced to solve Portage tree issues during installation.
> Instead, a prominent explamnation and warning about what doing > so-and-so would entail would be good.
Please re-read the entire thread and swift's blog for reasons we're going to deprecate stage1/2 installation. WKR, -jkt -- cd /local/pub && more beer > /dev/mouth

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Re: [gentoo-doc] Stage1/2 deprecation from Gentoo Handbook Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o>