Gentoo and FreeBSD
youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Sat Oct 15 13:11:10 PDT 2005
On Oct 15, 2005, at 12:22 PM, Tom Norris wrote:
> Sean wrote:
>> Gentoo/FreeBSD is an effort to provide a fully-capable FreeBSD
>> operating system with Gentoo's design sensibilities. The long-term
>> goal of the Gentoo/BSD project is to allow users to choose any
>> combination of *BSD or Linux kernels, *BSD or GNU libc, and *BSD
>> or GNU userland tools.
> I see the beauty of FreeBSD land corrupted by GPL chaos :(
> Oh well, I'm going try to not to be a jerk until I at least *try*
> their product.
I do like how their compiling and feature management works, ie
portage as opposed to ports (it's done through stability/arch masks
and feature 'compile flags'), but it still isn't 100% kosher and
doesn't work all the time even in native Gentoo Linux.
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