Neil, thanks for help. You gave me answers on all my questions
Thursday, May 22, 2008, 12:11:41 PM, Neil wrote:
> On Thu, 22 May 2008 11:38:52 +0300, Sergey Kobzar wrote:
>> > I've been running with 2008.0/desktop profiles for a few weeks with no
>> > problems,
>> but then you switched back to 2007?
> No, I'm still running 2008.0.
>> > but a profile isn't much more than a collection of USE flags, so
>> > installing with 2007.0 and switching later is simple.
>> I'm agree with you, but it may require recompiling mostly all
>> installed software. Well, it's not a really big problem anyway.
> It doesn't. Switching profiles mainly changes a few default USE flags.
> Only a few packages are recompiled by emerge --newuse and none of those
> are "required". The most you have customised your USE flags, the less
> will be changed by the profile switch.
>> I'd want to use 2008 beta2 if it's stable enough.
> There is no beta profile. The install discs based on 2008.0 are still in
> beta, but the profiles are plain 2008.0. It's really no big deal whether
> you use an 07 or 08 profile.
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