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From: Chris Gianelloni <wolf31o2@g.o>
Subject: Re: Stage1/2 deprecation from Gentoo Handbook
Date: Wed, 09 Nov 2005 11:16:01 -0500
On Wed, 2005-11-09 at 15:29 +0000, Peter Humphrey wrote:
> Chris Gianelloni wrote:
> 
> > Why are you spreading such blatant misinformation?
> 
> Look at it from the new installer's point of view. He reads that stage 1 
> allows him to customise his Gentoo system (whether the one he's installing 
> or the one he's installing with isn't made clear), and that stage 3 will 
> make him put up with optimisations chosen by the distribution team. Now, I 
> ask you, how is he to know that (for present purposes) it matters not one 
> jot in the long run which stage he chooses, because recompilation of the 
> entire system is recommended after installation? He's quite likely to finish 
> the installation and then just go on to use it, oblivious of other 
> possibilities.

You didn't answer my question.

I think you also missed the entire point of this thread is that we are
*changing* the Handbook to match the current state of affairs.  The
truth is that the Handbook has been incorrect since 2005.0 was released.

> > Exactly what is gained by compiling the toolchain twice on your system?
> > What do you gain that cannot be accomplished by using a stage3 tarball,
> > editing make.conf and running an emerge -e system?
> 
> I suggest you read the long thread on emwrap that I pointed you to last 
> time. Then tell me it's all rubbish and that your method is best.

I really don't have the time to read the entire discussion, but from
what I did read, it looks like a load of bull.  My method is all that is
required.

Aside from that, I don't know what point you're trying to make.

-- 
Chris Gianelloni
Release Engineering - Strategic Lead
x86 Architecture Team
Games - Developer
Gentoo Linux
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-- Sven Vermeulen
Re: Stage1/2 deprecation from Gentoo Handbook
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