[Klug-general] Debian 4.0 released

George Prowse cokehabit at gmail.com
Tue Apr 10 14:07:13 BST 2007

Mark Brier (Lists) wrote:
> Allen Brooker wrote:
>> Dan Attwood wrote:
>>> The choice for debian is want you want to run it on. ie;
>>> athlon, athlon64, pentium, sparc, mips, arm, toaster, casio
>>> calculator, fusion powered super computer, dead badger, my mates daves
>>> spectrum, the 486 i use as a doorstop
>>> Seriously though I don't think you should knock debian to hard, sure
>>> they have problems but at least they make a good base for other
>>> distros to do it right
>> Sorry, but in my opinion Gentoo beats them severely on both points. Hey,
>> how many distro's can run on a PS3? And creating a new distro based on
>> Gentoo can be as simple as creatign an overlay and continuing to use the
>> main Gentoo package repository and mirrors for the msot part - Sabayon
>> does this and is apparently the favoured distro of the Beryl developers.
> Please remember that neither Gentoo nor Ubuntu would exist without
> Debian, from which they are both derived.
Gentoo from Debian? They have nothing in common whatsoever.


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