> Portage is perfect for 64 bit, you would be best off compiling all
> your own software for it anyway, considering customisation is all
> the more important for 64 arch.
Who says you'd be best off compiling all your own software?
Why is customisation "all the more important" for 64-bit architecture?
Ubuntu AMD64 is already optimized for x86-64, and you don't have to
waste eons compiling stuff. Even my (fairly minimal) server install
has over 600 packages installed; compiling each of those from source
isn't something I should be spending my server's time on.
Colm Buckley / colm at tuatha.org / +353 87 2469146
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