[ale] Need a better Linux distro

Jim Kinney jim.kinney at gmail.com
Mon Jun 1 16:21:10 EDT 2020

I don't see how a vm could be faster than bare iron. 

On June 1, 2020 4:02:44 PM EDT, Steve Litt via Ale <ale at ale.org> wrote:
>On Sun, 31 May 2020 23:50:32 -0400
>Jeff Hubbs via Ale <ale at ale.org> wrote:
>> On 5/31/20 9:30 PM, Leam Hall via Ale wrote:
>> >
>> > Gentoo is interesting, but all my computers are old; second or
>> > third hand.   
>> As are all mine. Your point? :)
>Depending on how old, initial compilation takes more than a day on old
>computers. Even daily updates take awhile on old computers.
>I wonder if there's a way to do the initial compilations on a VM, where
>they're very fast, and then rsync the results to root on the iron
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