Presented by Rajiv Manglani, Gentoo Linux Developer.
Sponsored by MIT SIPB.
Thursday, January 19, 2006, 8-10:00pm, MIT Building 2, room 105.
This session will cover advanced usage of Gentoo Linux, a versatile and fast distribution for x86, PowerPC, Sparc, Alpha, AMD64, IA64, and MIPS systems that is geared towards Linux power users.
Details of Portage, the Gentoo package management system, will be presented. We will discuss creation of ebuild scripts, usage of various system tools such as equery and gentoolkit. We will also have a detailed look into the init scripts system, and the various settings in make.conf. Current Gentoo users are encouraged to attend with their questions and anecdotes.
If you plan on attending, please RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
See also http://stuff.mit.edu/iap/gentoo/
Added by rajiv on January 12, 2006