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