[ILUG] Re: Installing software on Linux (Specifically Fedora core
robert.kiely at gmail.com
Thu Mar 24 12:40:59 GMT 2005
On Wed, 23 Mar 2005 20:40:32 +0000 (GMT), Darragh Bailey
<felix at compsoc.nuigalway.ie> wrote:
> Of course, portage is not without its short comings with regards to
> compiling everything should you choose to do so.
David Jamison <david.jamison1 at ntlworld.com>
> I would quickly lose interest if each package took even 3 hours to install and get runnning. > Yes by all means write good code but at least give some thought to the end user who
> is trying to operate the software!
Portage can also use pre-compiled packages if your in a rush to
install. And if you choose one package then afterwards you can
recompile it with your own custom USE flags compiler options etc. if
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