[linux] The great OS debate
youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Fri Jul 9 15:44:36 PDT 2004
Yeah, I noticed that. I was very tired at the time when I was reading that
and just did a find on the webpage. Did see that the Debian section ended in
the previous paragraph.
----- Original Message -----
From: "David Giraud" <dgiraud at u.washington.edu>
To: "Linux/Unix Users Group at the UW" <linux at u.washington.edu>
Sent: Friday, July 09, 2004 12:03 PM
Subject: Re: [linux] The great OS debate
> Garrett Cooper wrote:
> > Err... I thought Gentoo was. Who knows...
> From http://telemetrybox.org/tokyo/:
> "Documentation was published a while ago called "Linux From Scratch"
> which gave instructions on how to build a system from plain sources from
> nothing. Today this is hosted on http://www.linuxfromscratch.com. There
> is an open source Macho image associated with it. If you are a "REAL"
> man then you will build your own Linux from nothing. You do not really
> need a package manager. The source based distributions arose from this
> project by trying to simplify the work of maintaining a source based
> distribution. Some of those projects are SourceMage, Lunar Linux and
> Gentoo Linux."
> David Giraud
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