FAQ Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read
» Video Reviews

» Linux Archive

Linux-archive is a website aiming to archive linux email lists and to make them easily accessible for linux users/developers.


» Sponsor

» Partners

» Sponsor

Go Back   Linux Archive > Gentoo > Gentoo User

 
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
 
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.
 

Thread Tools




All times are GMT. The time now is 05:29 AM.

VBulletin, Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO ©2007, Crawlability, Inc.
Copyright 2007 - 2008, www.linux-archive.org