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Old 05-25-2005, 01:38 AM   #1
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I'm Intrigued is there anycompile from source Package managers?


I have been installing KDE lately using Konstruct
(Konstruct downloads all required source packagees dependancies compiles and isntalls them.)

Is there any package manager that either work like URPMI but builds from sources as opposed to extracting precompiled binaries?
 
Old 05-25-2005, 01:44 AM   #2
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emerge on gentoo does that...
 
Old 05-25-2005, 03:09 AM   #3
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You could try FreeBSD if your not set on a linux distribution, gentoo's portage system is based on FreeBSD's ports anyway.
 
Old 05-29-2005, 09:32 AM   #4
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You could try FreeBSD if your not set on a linux distribution, gentoo's portage system is based on FreeBSD's ports anyway.
I'll second that. The FreeBSD ports works really good, just make sure after every time you update your ports you read /usr/ports/UPDATING
 
  


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