chemoelectric at chemoelectric
Mar 22, 2012, 2:32 PM
Frank Peters <frank.peters [at] comcast> skribis:
Outside of portage (was Re: Kernel-3.3.0 and Nvidia-drivers)
> Out of habit, I still use the kernel sources from kernel.org.
This makes me curious what other people are using from outside of
Portage. I install Grub outside of Portage, on the grounds that (a) it
is a bad thing to upgrade unless you have to; and (b) the Grub 2
ebuilds were broken anyway, and I didn’t want to switch back to Grub 1
when moving from Exherbo back to Gentoo. So I used the default GNU
install procedure in /usr/local. If the machine boots, the machine
boots, and I’m satisfied.
(I also use only package.use and not make.conf for use flags, a habit
picked up from using Paludis, and recently got rid of package.mask and
use package.accepted_keywords for all my masking. Lots of redundancy
in Portage these days, maybe a bit too much.)