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From: Arcady Genkin <agenkin@××××××.com>
To: gentoo-dev@g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-dev] Multiplatform Portage.
Date: Mon, 29 Apr 2002 00:32:49
In Reply to: Re: [gentoo-dev] Multiplatform Portage. by Craig Joly
1 Craig Joly <craig@×××××××××××××××.org> writes:
3 > On Sat, Apr 27, 2002 at 06:00:10PM +1000, Tristan Ball wrote:
4 >>
5 >> How hard would it be to extend the emerge/portage system for other OS's.
6 >> I'm particularly interested in the idea of being able to do something
7 >> like an "emerge kde" on a sun box, and have kde and required stuff
8 >> appear under /opt or /usr/local somewhere.
9 >>
10 >> Has anyone else considered this?
11 >>
12 > I'm actually looking into this. I'm a little swamped at the moment,
13 > so other than thinking about it, nothing has been done yet. Hopefully
14 > I'll get to it in a month or so, after I finish my current projects
15 > and then knock our documentation system back into place (it was a good
16 > idea when they implemented it but scaleability never crossed their
17 > minds). Let me know if you get anything done.
19 Since this comes up quite often, I've opened a bug report to track
20 this problem. You guys may want to get your addresses into the CC for
21 that bug.
24 I'd love to be able to use Portage under Solaris and RedHat (stuck
25 with over a hundred RedHat workstations at work, no chance to switch
26 in the nearest future).
27 --
28 Arcady Genkin


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