portage vs yum
hawat.thufir at gmail.com
Wed Jun 27 06:14:38 UTC 2007
the pro's for three distros:
portage is bigger than yum and just as easy to use
binary builds of portage (for a fee, IIRC)
The drawback to fedora is, to my mind, rpm and yum. portage is
superior. it's also capable, as sabayon has demonstrated, of
Please switch to something like portage, which builds from source. This
would eliminate, or at least, significantly reduce, the need for me to do
things like build lshw from source because, and correct me if I'm wrong,
it'd be easier to leave "in" and would require less maintenance.
Assuming all other things to be equal, as in only GPL 2 stuff is
maintained, isn't portage easier to maintain? Wouldn't that mean more
stuff for me (I mean users)?
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