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From: Nirbheek Chauhan <nirbheek@g.o>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: udev and /usr
Date: Sun, 25 Sep 2011 09:54:21
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: udev and /usr by Mike Frysinger
On Sun, Sep 25, 2011 at 12:05 PM, Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o> wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 16, 2011 at 09:59, Rich Freeman wrote: >> I'm a bit concerned that the future of linux on the desktop is going to be >> one where your choices are things like Android, ChromeOS, Ubuntu, Gnome OS, >> or a "KDE OS."  Each one would have its own package managers, repositories, >> distros, APIs, etc.  Clearly there is some benefit from the vertical >> integration (Android and ChromeOS have a very high level of polish, and >> Ubuntu is approaching this often by just writing their own stuff).  Instead >> of working to influence other projects (which can be frustrating), big >> distros are looking to just eliminate dependencies outside of themselves. >> This will be a big challenge for a smaller distro like Gentoo.  Obviously we >> can't just go write our own Wayland replacement, even if we did essentially >> make our own "systemd" of sorts. > > you're aware the ChromeOS is built on top of / with Gentoo right ?
"Gentoo" is defined by portage and the portage tree. If we remove that, the end result is no different than compiling stuff manually in Slackware or by hand. -- ~Nirbheek Chauhan Gentoo GNOME+Mozilla Team


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Re: [gentoo-dev] Re: udev and /usr Mike Frysinger <vapier@g.o>