[mythtv-users] Distro

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Fri Oct 27 19:27:53 UTC 2006

James Oltman wrote:
> I was running Gentoo 2006.0 in a proof of concept machine for
> XGL/Compiz.  The machine is working and is VERY stable.  However, it
> took a LONG time (nearly 24 hours) to compile everything I needed.

This can be especially painful on boxes with VIA CPUs.  The C3 and
Nehemiah chips are notoriously slow at running GCC.

Gentoo is a fun tweaker's OS, but I don't use it for this kind of thing
anymore because it takes way too long to compile updates.

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