The future of Gentoo ports

Vasil Dimov vd at
Fri Jun 9 18:40:43 UTC 2006

On Fri, Jun 09, 2006 at 10:57:25AM +0200, Kvesdn Gbor wrote:
> This introduces a new group of ports (linux_dist*) that are complete 
> linux environment for cross-development, etc. At the same time a 
> WITH_LINUXBASE macro should be added for installing them into 
> ${LINUXBASE} and this requires a conditional CONFLICTS with another 
> linux_base ports.

I think it would be great if one can have more than one linux_base port
installed at the same time. Something like
and /usr/compat/linux being a symlink to the "default" one.

Does anyone think that this would be useful?

Vasil Dimov
gro.DSBeerF at dv

Testing can show the presence of bugs, but not their absence.
                -- Edsger W. Dijkstra
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