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From: Andrew Muraco <tuxp3@×××××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo "Stable" Portage/Releases
Date: Sun, 08 Jan 2006 07:18:46
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Gentoo "Stable" Portage/Releases by Andrew Muraco
1 Chris Gianelloni wrote:
3 >> To facilitate "enterprise" usage, we break up the releases into a
4 >> "desktop" and "server" set. This means the current
5 >> "default-linux/$arch/2006.0" profile would be
6 >> "default-linux/$arch/2006.0/desktop" with a
7 >> "default-linux/$arch/2006.0/server" profile, also. The stages would be
8 >> built against the "default-linux/$arch/2006.0" profile, which would have
9 >> any USE, etc. that are common between desktop and server. During
10 >> installation, the user can choose to use either the desktop or server
11 >> profiles, or stay with the more "generic" 2006.0 profile (good for
12 >> developers, etc. that might need components of both, or want a more
13 >> minimal default set of USE flags). The desktop and server profiles will
14 >> have a defined set of default USE flags that will benefit the most
15 >> people, similar to how the current profiles are designed to be "desktop"
16 >> profiles, to benefit the most people.
17 >
18 Oh yea, I know how it would fit with GLEP 19 nicely, but I think you
19 might want to make it a seperate issue.
21 Tux
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