FW: Fwd: [dot-notify] When will Konqueror become the number two browser?

Dave Brondsema brondsem at yahoo.com
Mon Jun 30 20:52:22 CEST 2003

--- Ralf Habacker <Ralf.Habacker at freenet.de> wrote:
> >
> > as i was worried about how to get a usable packet management
> for the cygwin
> > stuff (well, i hope we will soon get some more
> developers...), i tried to
> > understand and use the cygwin packaging system, but imho it
> is a big mess.
> > so i started porting gentoo to cygwin. it works quite nice,
> and in the next
> > two weeks i will get a new server, then i will make it
> available for
> > download. well, one  can discuss about if it makes sense to
> call that gentoo,
> > as it is unly their build system, but it works like in
> gentoo linux. you want
> > mc? do "emerge mc" and it gets the cygwin binaries, in the
> right order, and
> > installs them. i think this is a precondition to use kde on
> windows: have an
> > easy, direct and simple packet management system.

Wow.  This would be really cool.  I'm looking forward to seeing
how it works.

> >
> > i guess i will get that running for linuxtag, perhaps i can
> meet some of the
> > core developers, so that they can give me some advices how
> to get kde really
> > platform-independent. if i understood the patches, which
> benjamin reed did
> > for the macos x port of kde, then he is doing about the
> same, but it seems a
> > bit easier on os x, as that is a real unix.
> >

Do you have any links with more information?  This sounds pretty
cool, too.

Dave Brondsema
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