[sf-lug] Gentoo Binary Project

John Magolske b79net at gmail.com
Fri Aug 29 22:55:23 PDT 2008

* Asheesh Laroia <asheesh at asheesh.org> [080829 21:24]:
> On Fri, 29 Aug 2008, Justin Ryan wrote:
> > I've actually been thinking about using Portage to generate rpm and
> > deb packages, for creating minidistributions, and also for making it
> > simpler to deploy some things I use portage-prefix fore.
> >
> > I find ebuilds easier to write, update, modify, etc.. than I've ever
> > found .spec or the dpkg directory structure.
> This is a very good point - would people like me to do a teach-in
> about how to build Debian packages, how to contribute them to
> Debian/Ubuntu, and hwo to upgrade existing packages beyond what the
> Debian maintainer has done?

I'm definitely interested in attending a Debian package building
teach-in, count me in!

Also, I'm curious about generating debs with Portage...could that mean
using Gentoo to create packages that install on Debian & Ubuntu?


John Magolske

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