Gentoo Archives: gentoo-dev

From: Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: udev and /usr
Date: Mon, 26 Sep 2011 01:37:38
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: udev and /usr by Rich Freeman
On Sunday, September 25, 2011 08:53:08 Rich Freeman wrote:
> However, I can't seem to find a chromeos-meta package in portage, and > the fact that my chromeos laptop has some feature does me little good > in getting my Gentoo desktop to do the same. At best ChromeOS is a > fork of Gentoo, and the work that is done to highly integrate it > doesn't really trickle back upstream. To be honest, I'm not sure it > would be easy for them to do so.
Chrome OS uses the Gentoo tree of ebuilds and an overlay of custom packages. there are also a number of patches to packages that are in our tree, but those are in the process of merging back into Gentoo mainline. i wouldn't really clasify this as a fork ... it's more a derivative. -mike


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