need help building Trunk

Michael Pyne mpyne at
Sat Jul 31 02:58:09 CEST 2010

On Friday, July 30, 2010 20:25:31 Aaron Peterson wrote:
> My first linux experience was with mandrake, then  a few geeks at the
> lug had me set up with gentoo.. I think I did build KDE4 back then
> once..  I would think that gentoo portage could be minorly modified
> into a great development build system... just specify that my changes
> to source should be treated as patches, and have alternate install
> directories...
> I wish it were that easy.
> for a while, I thought apt could be used to build from sources, and
> debian people were just not ridiculous with spending 20 hours to make
> something 2 percent faster...

Well I was never fooled by the CFLAGS thing, really the only reason I started 
with Gentoo was the excellent documentation and the USE feature.

I'm probably one of the very few KDE developers who has not been forced to 
install PulseAudio, for instance.

 - Michael Pyne
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