[linux-elitists] Gentoo Linux Releases 2004.3 (fwd from brian-slashdotnews@hyperreal.org)

Andrew Kohlsmith akohlsmith-le@benshaw.com
Tue Nov 16 08:10:30 PST 2004


On November 15, 2004 09:18 pm, J. Paul Reed wrote:
> I want the *latest* stable version of PHP with... oh... let's see...
> Postgres support (but not MySQL support), GD support, and... oh...
> CyberCash support.
>
> How do I get that, exactly that, and only that in Debian?

The same way you get it in Gentoo or Slackware -- you build the source 
tarballs and create a package.  

Gentoo gives you no advantage in this, and swaret gives Slackware 
Gentoo/Debian/RH/etc's ease of upgradability and maintenance.

-A.



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