|Randy Schmidt on 11 Jun 2006 00:41:27 -0000|
Yeah, I was on x86 and it wasn't too bad. Thanks for your further info and I think I'll go with DP. I kind of have two sets going now and it would be nice to stick with one way of doing things.
Thanks again, Randy
On 6/10/06, Toby DiPasquale <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
On Sat, Jun 10, 2006 at 06:09:21PM -0400, Toby DiPasquale wrote: > On Sat, Jun 10, 2006 at 01:19:58PM -0400, Randy Schmidt wrote: > > Heh, running and installing gentoo was my introduction to linux. I > > thought that was fairly easy because it was just a few commands, and > > the dependencies were taken care of, just took forever (whole weekend > > shot installing it). I liked the Hivelogic "tutorial" on installing > > the environment. I never used darwin ports, except maybe to install > > X11, until I saw the robby on rails thing with installing posgres that > > way. > > Well, with DP at least, they are closer to the BSD ports ideal. That is, a > port will actually work with the other ports. Its a ballbreaker to compile > a big environment over the weekend, have an update come out the following > Tuesday and have to recompile most/all of it again. This, again, is what > Fink is good for. Being closer to apt-get/dpkg (Debian), you can get > packages in pre-compiled binaries if you stick to the stable tree (you can > drop to CVS-based and get source compiles if you want, but then everything > is a source compile, AFAIK). I used Fink, but now use plain source, since > I realized I only wanted a couple things (coreutils, gnuplot, etc).
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