[TriLUG] Mandrake Linux 8.2-beta1 is out!
Wed, 30 Jan 2002 18:43:51 -0500
On Wed, Jan 30, 2002 at 03:25:35PM -0500, Jonathan Rippy wrote:
> For Gentoo Linux, things are stored under /usr/portage
> It also pulls the sources down and compiles and installs
> for you. If you want to upgrade the whole system,
> "emerge --pretend update --world" to see what it will
> update (if you care) and then "emerge update --world"
If it's like the NetBSD pkgsrc collection (which, IIRC, it is), it'll
also automatically download, build and install dependencies as well.
Really nice when you're trying to install some obscure package and
can't find a binary package of it or it depends on a ton of other
packages some of which aren't available in binary form.
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