[linux-elitists] Gentoo Linux Releases 2004.3 (fwd from firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mon Nov 15 20:03:55 PST 2004
On Mon, 2004-11-15 at 17:59 -0800, J. Paul Reed wrote:
> On 15 Nov 2004 at 17:39:34, Teh Entar-Nick arranged the bits on my disk to say:
> > begin J. Paul Reed quotation:
> > > (so... you know... you can install PHP without bringing in X + fonts
> > > + gtk2 + Gnome because some Debian dumbass likes PHPs Gnome
> > > bindings).
> > I don't think this claim holds up. In fact, the only things
> > keeping X on my own headless server are scheme interpreters.
> This claim holds up just fine.
> X was but one example.
> There are other features of various packages that you may or may not want
> in a server context (that have nothing to do with X) which Gentoo's USE
> flags handle nicely and Debian... well... has no equivalent;
BWAHAHAHA. OH yes it does have a few, of which the following is a great
apt-get install equivs
Ye... of little faith.
The technology that is
Stronger, better, faster: Linux
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