Pckage Manager for Sabayon

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Pckage Manager for Sabayon

Postby alfa » Fri Jan 05, 2007 12:39

I installed 3.25 yesterday and everything looks fine only kuroo still in a deadend state (useless).
Obviously, having a good GUI-PKG-MGR is one of the basic things that make a distro attractive to the public. In Sabayon's case all what's needed is a nice GUI (the pkg mgr, portage, is already there).
Before starting anything I need to ask first if any of the developers is working (or will work) on a new GuiPkgMgr for Sabayon?
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Postby wolfden » Fri Jan 05, 2007 12:46

emerge is what gentoo users prefer and once you get use to it, you don't want anything else.


emerge -C kuroo

learn and use emerge -- it's a wonderful tool.
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Postby alfa » Fri Jan 05, 2007 13:03

wolfden wrote:emerge is what gentoo users prefer and once you get use to it, you don't want anything else.

emerge -C kuroo

learn and use emerge -- it's a wonderful tool.


1- You are not answering my question.
2- You can't impose your preferences on others. If all people can use the command line then no will need a DE like KDE or GNOME and no one will use windows.
3- I'm just asking before I start developing something by my self, I'm NOT asking what to do because kuroo doesn't work. So please let's stick to the subject.
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Postby wolfden » Fri Jan 05, 2007 13:06

I didn't impose - I merely said emerge is the preferred, it's where all the power is.

there are other gui ones Kentoo
http://linuxreviews.org/gentoo/portage_kentoo/
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Postby alfa » Fri Jan 05, 2007 13:55

Then I will wait for the founder of Sabayon and his team to decide what to do.

Cheers.
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Postby wolfden » Fri Jan 05, 2007 14:25

jump into IRC and try to catch them - they are always interested in those that can program or email cvill64 - they have a irc channel for those interested in developing too.
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Postby terlmann » Fri Jan 05, 2007 19:11

on the oftc net ; if you want to get involved with developing the channel is:
#sabayon-dev-help

NOTE:
#sabayon-dev is locked ; you cannot just join it.

:-) and I for one really like your suggestion.something very like kuroo;
but NOT kde-dependant would be right up my alley.
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Postby Appleman1234 » Fri Feb 09, 2007 22:12

I am determined to improve Kuroo. I believe developing another package manager from the ground up is redundant, 98% of the issues with Kuroo are due to the using beta over stable and not having portage or world correctly configured.
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Postby lxnay » Fri Feb 09, 2007 23:36

Please be patient... we are looking for good python programmers that could help with entropy project.
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Postby Goatee » Sun Feb 11, 2007 20:09

i program python, how come no-one asked?

even if it's beyond me, i'll try
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