[plug] distro non-wars: Debian vs Gentoo vs LFS for specific purposes

Scott Middleton scott at linuxit.com.au
Wed Apr 28 11:27:02 WST 2004

On Wed, 2004-04-28 at 11:19, Denis Brown wrote:
> Two extra points:
> In terms of a "Denis just went on leave but we need some Linux support 
> urgently" situation, how well would Crux or any other non-mainstream (no 
> offense to Crux, LFS, etc) be received by commercial Linux 
> support?   Comments from the likes of Scott, Matt and Leon (CyberKnights) 
> would be valuable here.   Of course there is the Linux-is-Linux viewpoint 
> but doing an apt-get or rpm equivalent might be significantly less costly 
> than learning a new packaging system.

We love it when people do things like that. We get to charge twice as
much and it takes twice as long to figure it out. :)


Scott Middleton <scott at linuxit.com.au>
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