Gentoo Archives: gentoo-user

From: Neil Bothwick <neil@××××××××××.uk>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Master list of all Overlays
Date: Fri, 24 Feb 2012 22:37:11
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Master list of all Overlays by James
1 On Fri, 24 Feb 2012 13:25:53 +0000 (UTC), James wrote:
3 > If 2 different repositories have different
4 > (hacked ebuild) then where do you get
5 > information as to which one you should use?
6 > Sure testing them both is warranted, but maybe
7 > there is a site where these Overlays are close
8 > to becoming stable enough for inclusion in portage,
9 > maybe a last stage clearing site or such?
11 Look at who runs the overlay and what they do in Gentoo. Some overlays,
12 such as kde and vmware, are testing grounds for ebuilds that will
13 eventually end up in the main tree.
16 --
17 Neil Bothwick
19 Veni, vermini, vomui
20 I came, I got ratted, I threw up


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