Re: Distributions vs kernel development

From: Grzegorz Kulewski
Date: Sun May 09 2004 - 04:01:44 EST

On Sun, 9 May 2004, Rene Rebe wrote:

> Hi,
> On: Sun, 9 May 2004 08:07:06 +0100,
> John Bradford <john@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > > Since other use this chance to propose already well known
> > > distributions
> >
> > To be honest, why use a distribution at all, or if you do use one, why worry
> > about 'following' it after installation, instead of using it as a base from
> > which to do your own thing?
> In this case you might want to know that ROCK Linux is not yet another
> distribution but a distribution build kit including and build system
> to rebuild the whole distribution in a sorted and clean manner.
> And no, it is not like Gentoo where you need to rebuild on each box or
> so.

You have binary packages in Gentoo so you can build once for many
machines. All you need is to add one option to /etc/make.conf.

Grzegorz Kulewski

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