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"The Gentoo Distribution Kernel project is excited to announce that our new Linux Kernel packages are ready for a wide audience! The project aims to create a better Linux Kernel maintenance experience by providing ebuilds that can be used to configure, compile, and install a kernel entirely through the package manager as well as prebuilt binary kernels."

gentoo.org/news/2020/09/15/dis

@hund Haven't used Gentoo in over ten years but I have very fond memories of it. This sounds like great news.

@hund Yeah. I kinda want to but I only would on a hobby machine (which I don't have, lol). On my main machine (which I also use for work) I have a very low tolerance for things not immediately working. I don't want to *have to* tinker or wait for something to compile, etc..

I like to dive in, configuring all the nitty gritty when I feel like it. I hate to be blocked by it.

@pet84rik There's one new way to install three versions of the kernel. Only one of them is a binary package.

@hund That is great, people can upgrade faster and then build own kernel later.

@pet84rik @hund sys-kernel/gentoo-kernel-bin has been available since January, shortly after the distribution kernel project started https://blogs.gentoo.org/mgorny/2019/12/19/a-distribution-kernel-for-gentoo/

I haven't tried it yet, but I'll give it a shot on my router because it takes a while to update that box unless I cross compile. Keeping my fingers crossed, this would be very convenient
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