On Friday 11 September 2009 19:48:03 George Prowse wrote: > Mike Frysinger wrote: > > ... > > Why not tie the the thing that makes Gentoo unique and one of the major > reasons why users use it to the version numbers - Portage. > > We had 1.2, then 1.4 then 2004.0 and if i'm not mistaken portage is at > 2.1 currently. Tie it in and we have 2.2 (currently masked) next. Add > release candidates along the way and everyone is happy. But i'm sure > there is a million reasons why this is wrong... Bring on the wrath.
these two things simply dont make sense to tie together. profiles control the default configuration for your system (USE flags / build flags / etc...) while portage is a package manager. version changes in the package manager dont directly relate in any way to the default configuration the user has selected. -mike
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