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Old 10-28-2009, 03:43 PM
Harry Putnam
Default emerge advises upgrade profile

Jonathan Callen <abcd@gentoo.org> writes:

> Harry Putnam wrote:
>> In fact what does `developer' buy you?
> Among other things, it enables I_KNOW_WHAT_I_AM_DOING, which tells you
> the expected audience . Seriously, the developer profiles are mainly
> for Gentoo Devs, people who are going to be doing a lot of debugging and
> testing of ebuilds. If you don't know if this is you, it isn't.

He he... well put I guess... but I've found over time in other aspects
of the linux/unix world... that what is intended for devs or other
`adepts' can often have useful stuff even for a pea-brain like me.

It doesn't mean you have to get involved in actual developement.

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