[H-GEN] CRUX (A programmers linux distro)

Tim Browne dugb at netspace.net.au
Wed Aug 4 22:11:08 EDT 2004


Sandra Mansell wrote:
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> On Thu, Aug 05, 2004 at 11:03:11AM +1000, Sarah Walters wrote:
> 
>>Personally, I'd rather deal with the compile time than play RPM hell :)
> 
> 
> debian? no rpm hell in this household :-)
> 
> I tried Gentoo last year but I was too dumb to get it to look like the
> instructions said it would and gave up after an hour. I don't see the
> point of RTFM if the manual differs greatly from the install process. I
> didn't find the process intuitive at all. At least the debian installer
> tells you what to do next.
> 
> Sandra.

The Gentoo documentation is not 100%, but it has improved with the latest 
release. For better or worse I do Gentoo installs on a semi-regular basis and it 
is much simpler the second, third ..... time round.

Tim Browne.






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