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On Wed, 14 Sep 2005 08:05:39 -0400
xyon <xyon@...> wrote:
> Then perhaps Gentoo isn't the distro for you.. I chose Gentoo because it
> is sort of LFS-like, but with a fraction of the time to setup. Maybe a
> binary-based distribution like RedHat or Debian would fit you better. ;)
The fraction-of-time-to-setup feature comes from the fact that portage
(package manager) does most of the work for you - and that was exactly my
point - emerging xorg-x11 is much less time-consuming than downloading,
patching and compiling it manually, which is not something everyone can afford
to invest time into.
Note that I politely ignore your binary-distro argument.
Andrej "Ticho" Kacian <ticho at gentoo dot org>
Gentoo Linux Developer - net-mail, antivirus, amd64