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On Oct 30, 2005, at 10:49 am, Grobian wrote:
> 2. Get a prefixed install to make Gentoo for OSX comparative to Fink
> Darwin Ports, and quality wise go beyond.
As a Gentoo Linux and a Macintosh user this is very very important to
me - I think you hit the nail on the head.
Being familiar with Portage I didn't like Fink much when I used it;
there are CLI utilities that I miss on OS X and I'd install Gentoo-OSX
in a flash if I thought it was reasonably usable, but IMO the prefixed
install is essential for gaining user confidence (particularly
considering the caution of the average Mac user!).
> Having more keyworded in portage prepares us a bit for the grand "Fink
> challenge" too.
Good luck with that. Ulitmately I'd like to see Gentoo-OSX slay Fink
mercilessly & with gushing blood.
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