> If you use portage-2.2, sets provide an easier way to do this. A set is
> just a list of package atoms, one per line, in a file
> in /etc/portage/sets, say /etc/portage/sets/gnome. Then you just emerge
Portage Sets look nice, but I'm still on portage 2.1 - haven't tried 2.2
yet, I just wanted a stable portage on my production boxes.
But that's no reason not to try it on my workstation here