Re: Debian vs Gentoo
On Fri, Aug 16, 2002 at 09:01:05AM -0500,
> This is not to say that LFS is "for learning only" ... it's just a
> different approach. My ultimate goal is to become a more informed
> user, become more comfortable with what's going on under the hood. I
> love my Debian, but sometimes I want to know what is happening in back
> of the magical apt-get ...
I think the absolute best way to understand this is to build
Debian packages. Check out the New Maintainer's Guide (aptitude install
maint-guide) and try your hand at it. Even look inside existing source
packages to see how they work.