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From: "Tod M. Neidt" <tneidt@××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@××××××××××.org
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] gentoo 1.0_rc6_r12 impressions from gentoo newbie (long)
Date: Sun, 07 Oct 2001 23:55:31
1 Hi!
3 > 6. When I did 'emerge system' I noticed that latest Linux kernel was being
4 > downloaded somewhere. So I was pretty puzzled when the docs asked me to
5 > emerge it explicitely. Indeed, there was nothing in /usr/src until I did
6 > emerge the Linux kernel explicitely. I wonder why? Just curious.
8 'emerge system' downloads the linux sources because glibc depends on
9 linux-headers. The linux headers are installed in /usr/include/linux
12 > 8. Emerging vim installed XFree86 4.1.0?!!! Holy cow, man! I just wanted an
13 > editor. I absolutely HATE e3. I wish there was some kind of real vi clone.
14 > I know e3 was chosen for its size, but still, I could not do any real editing
15 > with it. I couldn't even find how to do search and replace in vi mode.
16 >
17 > Anyway, I was going to install XFree86 4.1.0 anyway, so it wasn't that big of
18 > a deal. But I think something needs to be done about being able to use vim
19 > in console mode without X.
21 You would need to modify your USE variable in /etc/make.conf and remove X, gnome
22 and gtk. See the depends section of the vim ebuild.
24 tod
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