[csw-maintainers] Evaluating Gentoo Prefix

Peter FELECAN pfelecan at opencsw.org
Sun Sep 22 20:20:30 CEST 2013

"Maciej (Matchek) Bliziński" <maciej at opencsw.org> writes:

> 2013/9/21 Peter FELECAN <pfelecan at opencsw.org>:
>> I'm thinking about the effort to modify all the gears in the machine to
>> obtain the result of building in a different prefix.
>> How is making this endavour our code base more useful to the world?
>> What rises this as something of a priority for us?
> There's no priority rising. It's only for people who care about this
> and want to do it.
> If anyone sets out to do the rebuild / prefix build, it might turn out
> that it takes more time to do it with our build recipes than it takes
> with Gentoo Prefix. I don't know if it's the case or not, but it's
> worth a shot.
> Usefulness for the world comes from paranoid organizations being able
> to take and audit our code, then run it and build their own package
> repositories. How to measure this usefulness, I don't know, but it's a
> volunteer based project, if anyone cares about certain feature, they
> can work on it.

Thank you. I understand what you say, with the exception of the last

> I'm just putting the idea out there: if we want to do a rebuild, we
> could reuse someone else's code.

Can you develop a little bit?

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