Misc changes master
authorKristian Fiskerstrand <kf@sumptuouscapital.com>
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:47:27 +0000 (14:47 +0100)
committerKristian Fiskerstrand <kf@sumptuouscapital.com>
Sat, 21 Jan 2017 13:47:27 +0000 (14:47 +0100)
2017-01-NUUG.tex

index d484f7d..6431f9a 100644 (file)
@@ -83,7 +83,7 @@
        \frametitle{Gentoo in five minutes}
        \begin{itemize}
                \item Source based meta-distribution based on either Linux or FreeBSD
-               \item Portage package manager with strong features such as USE-flags
+               \item Portage package manager with strong features such as USE-flags resulting in great flexibility
                \item Binpkg support; Being source based doesn't mean you have to compile on every computer with the same architecture and USE flags, binhosts are helpful in particular for larger deployments.
 
          \framebreak
                \item Easy to patch packages on the fly, can normally add a patch under /etc/portage/patches e.g to apply local changes
 
         \framebreak
-               \item Good environment to use, in particular for, for developers.
+               \item Rolling release distribution
+                       \begin{itemize}
+                               \item with access to modern versions of packages
+                               \item iterative maintenance process instead of major leaps
+                       \end{itemize}
+               \item Good environment to use, in particular for, developers.
                        \begin{itemize}
                                 \item No stripping of header files to separate packages
-                                \item Rolling release distribution with access to modern versions of packages
-                                \item Overlays makes it easy to maintain own packages including live scm versions (conventionally named 9999 versions) to help upstream development
+                                \item Overlays makes it easy to maintain own packages
+                                       \begin{itemize}
+                                               \item including live scm versions (conventionally named 9999 versions) to help upstream development
+                                               \item public list of repositories is maintained for easy addition through layman (e.g layman -a k\_f)
+                                       \end{itemize}
                        \end{itemize}
 
        \framebreak