[ale] gentoo term question
esoteric at 3times25.net
Thu Aug 29 20:42:23 EDT 2002
Charles Marcus wrote:
>>From: Geoffrey [mailto:esoteric at 3times25.net]
>>Sent: Thursday, August 29, 2002 3:16 PM
>>I decided to install vim. It appears we'll get to
>>see how X runs on this box after all, as apparently
>>X is a prerequisite for vim. ;)
> Also, just in case you weren't aware (you have read all of 'man emerge' and
> 'emerge --help', right? ;), I always do a -p (--pretend) before emerging
> anything - it is a very good habit to get into, for instance:
> emerge -p vim
> will show you everything that emerge will install, without actually doing
> anything. Great for making sure an emerge is gonna do *just* what you want.
Yeah, I'd been using pretend, but didn't see a lot of use to it until I
DIDN'T use it for vim and while attempting to build my disk ran out of
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Until later: Geoffrey esoteric at 3times25.net
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