Caleb Cushing's Blog

emerge-ng and vcs builds

gentoo is a source based distribution, and this is a good thing. why then has the ability to have trunk builds (which has been added to many overlay’s) seem like such a hack? all non-binary program ebuilds in the tree should have a ‘trunk’ version option. emerge –sync should then be able to find out whether trunk has been updated so you can correctly rebuild programs as needed with emerge –ask –verbose –update –deep –newuse world


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