Could it be?

The Gentoo dev community is finally starting to reconsider the leadership (or lack thereof) structure that’s killing it? It’s sad really. A wonderful concept and still my overall favorite distro. However, I’ve been using it less and less due to lack of real QA, bug reports that shrivel and die on the vine and the […]

Portage Patches

Brian Harring (ferringb) has some really slick patches posted on his blog for some serious speedups in Portage. The first uses confcache to cache those pesky (and redundant) tests during ./configure. Nothing quite like watching the test fly by at warp speed… 😉 The second implements background fetching of source tarballs during an emerge. Need […]