Updating portage gentoo datingfor40plus
In the simplest case you only have to change the symlink, in the worst case you may have to recompile your system from scratch while doing a neat voodoo dance.Regardless, we will publish migration instructions as part of the release.From the beginning, Gentoo was designed around the concept of fast, incremental updates.
However, no distibution is more suited than Gentoo to satisfy these kind of demanding users.
You probably already know that we never got in touch with the "classic" way of upgrading software: waiting for a new release, downloading it, burning, putting it in the cdrom drive and then following the upgrade instructions.
You know (being a Gentoo user after all) that this process is extremely frustrating for power users that want to live on the bleeding edge.
) is a Linux distribution built using the Portage package management system.
Unlike a binary software distribution, the source code is compiled locally according to the user's preferences and is often optimized for the specific type of computer.