On 4/30/08, Fabian Groffen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > I think in that sense Cygwin is more Open Source, because how you get > the primary shell/environment is available too. However, for me that > doesn't matter, as the OS itself is inherently non-free in that sense, > so that's what you have to accept first thing anyway.
I separate operating system and applications... Just like you run on HPUX or AIX... There is Windows. > Just for your information, we don't do stages at the moment, not in the > forseeable future from my point of view either. Binpkgs are in the > planning. In general we just do a full bootstrap, on Interix you need > extra help from "prefix-launcher". This is sad... I would really like to see fully operating portage on Windows... It was more important to me in the past when I actually used this OS... I this sense  was a great idea! You could always use quickpkg to extract binaries. Alon.  http://gentoocygwin.sourceforge.net/ -- firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list