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From: "m h" <sesquile@...>
Subject: Re: Back to trying PREFIX on Linux
Date: Thu, 2 Mar 2006 16:51:01 -0800
On 3/2/06, Kito <kito@g.o> wrote:
> Hi Matt, good to see you back ;)
>
> On Mar 2, 2006, at 5:49 PM, m h wrote:
>
> > I haven't really been working on PREFIX in the last 2 months.  I'm
> > going to be giving it a go on Linux again.
> >
> > I'm assumming the latest code can be found on the links here:
> > http://gentoo-wiki.com/index.php?title=Portage-prefix
> >
>
> Yes, those links should be current. I'll will be doing an updated
> portage tarball sometime this weekend.

Great.  Thanks for keeping those updated.

>
> > Has anyone else been trying prefix on Linux recently?
>
> Yeah, I started running it on my ppc/linux machine. The strict path
> handling from before is now optional, so bootstrapping should be a
> lot easier if you want to use the host systems toolchain. Still
> haven't committed proper profiles for anything but os x yet
> though....SOON! The prefix tree should operate standalone now as
> well, so I now recommend setting it as your PORTDIR and not an overlay.
>

Awesome!  Is there a bootstrap script/instructions lying around somewhere?

> > For that matter
> > what is the status of PREFIX on Mac?
>
> I've been a little busy with workwork, so I haven't spent too much
> time on it lately, but I did train a new dev who has been helping
> out. Mostly been squashing minor bugs and working on tools to aid
> development(repoman svn support, exg has started a bootstrap script)
> as opposed to adding a ton of additional ebuilds.
>

This is good news.  I'm able to dedicate about half my time to getting
this working on Linux for the next month or so, so let me know what I
can do.

thanks

matt

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