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I'm thinking about switching to slackware, but Gentoo's portage system is very attractive. Anyway, I saw this, and was wondering if anyone had tried it, and how well it works: ...
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    Portage on slackware


    I'm thinking about switching to slackware, but Gentoo's portage system is very attractive. Anyway, I saw this, and was wondering if anyone had tried it, and how well it works: http://freaknet.org/alpt/Emerde/

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    Tried it a while back.

    Only partially successful for me. Swaret or slapt-get tend to produce less errors in installation of apps.
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    I never had a problem with it, it's not fast tho...(neither with gentoo)

    Ps: It will work better/faster if you start with a full install(everything).

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