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Archive for May 6th, 2005

FCC exceeds authority with broadcast flag

Fantastic news! The D.C. circuit federal appeals court threw out the broadcast flag.

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Written by Donnie Berkholz

May 6, 2005 at 5:21 pm

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[Gentoo] Chinstrap, part deux

Karl, I’m glad you saw what I posted about Chinstrap, and I should’ve guessed you were aware of it.

I agree that splitting packages up into -devel, -headers, etc could be a good idea if you were going fully binary, but when you’re just installing a stack of GRP binaries to save some time, it’s a bad idea.

My USE flags are fairly close to the GRP ones, so what I often do is install all the packages I want, then:

emerge world –newuse -va

If I’m in a hurry, I just look for things missing that I care about and compile those.

Written by Donnie Berkholz

May 6, 2005 at 7:22 am

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