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Re: Concerns about AMD64 port

Goswin von Brederlow <brederlo@informatik.uni-tuebingen.de> writes:

> John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> writes:

>> Ah ha.  That makes some sense at least.  And yet, at the same time, how
>> are RH and Gentoo doing it?
> badly?

Not so.  Despite my dislike of emerge based on its reduced efficiency
from the dpkg-* and apt-* tools, I'm getting most of what I need (open
source data analysis environment) working.

You can be academic and argue that it isn't aesthetically the right
solution or on the right track, but from a pragmatic standpoint, it is
at least 50% there (i.e. working, vs. working in a pretty fashion).

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