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From: Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Building a test system
Date: Fri, 24 Apr 2009 11:04:20
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Building a test system by Peter Humphrey
1 On Fri, 24 Apr 2009 11:14:50 +0100, Peter Humphrey wrote:
3 > I want to install Gentoo on a spare partition as a testbed. It would
4 > have KDE4 and be ~amd64 throughout. My question is when to set
5 > ACCEPT_KEYWORDS - whether to do it at the earliest possible stage in
6 > installing, or build an amd64 system and only then add ~amd64 to
7 > make.conf.
9 Set it as soon as possible; ideally during the initial installation but
10 right after the first boot at the latest. Then do emerge -uavDN world
11 before you touch anything else.
13 Doing it straight after the stage 3 unpack means you won't have to
14 install, configure and compile a stable kernel, then repeat the whole
15 process when you switch keywords. The same applies to changing USE flags.
18 --
19 Neil Bothwick
21 Facts are stubborn, but statistics are more pliable


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Re: [gentoo-user] Building a test system Peter Humphrey <peter@××××××××××××××.org>