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Mar 2, 2006, 5:51 PM
Post #3 of 9
On 3/2/06, Kito <kito [at] gentoo> wrote:
> Hi Matt, good to see you back ;)
> On Mar 2, 2006, at 5:49 PM, m h wrote:
> > I haven't really been working on PREFIX in the last 2 months. I'm
> > going to be giving it a go on Linux again.
> > I'm assumming the latest code can be found on the links here:
> > http://gentoo-wiki.com/index.php?title=Portage-prefix
> Yes, those links should be current. I'll will be doing an updated
> portage tarball sometime this weekend.
Great. Thanks for keeping those updated.
> > Has anyone else been trying prefix on Linux recently?
> Yeah, I started running it on my ppc/linux machine. The strict path
> handling from before is now optional, so bootstrapping should be a
> lot easier if you want to use the host systems toolchain. Still
> haven't committed proper profiles for anything but os x yet
> though....SOON! The prefix tree should operate standalone now as
> well, so I now recommend setting it as your PORTDIR and not an overlay.
Awesome! Is there a bootstrap script/instructions lying around somewhere?
> > For that matter
> > what is the status of PREFIX on Mac?
> I've been a little busy with workwork, so I haven't spent too much
> time on it lately, but I did train a new dev who has been helping
> out. Mostly been squashing minor bugs and working on tools to aid
> development(repoman svn support, exg has started a bootstrap script)
> as opposed to adding a ton of additional ebuilds.
This is good news. I'm able to dedicate about half my time to getting
this working on Linux for the next month or so, so let me know what I
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