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Discussion on: Ubuntu 18.04 Upgrade Problem Resolutions

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Slavius

Yes, it may get into your way sometimes but as a long-term Gentoo user you will manage. I'm running Sabayon with mixed emerged packages for over 2 years now without major problems. I still do 'equo update; equo upgrade' - with Sabayon's package manager and emerge packages I need USE flags control; or -9999 versions from git; or are not part of Sabayon's repo - either from layman's repos or just by downloading/creating custom overlay.

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tux0r

How hard is it to get a package into Sabayon's repo? I have been waiting for months that Gentoo accepts one of mine, and I might consider suggesting it to Sabayon instead. (Do they accept ebuilds?)

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Slavius

Not sure, never tried that. But basicaly it seems to be one-man-show as far as I understood it.
Sabayon is not definitely flexible but I found it the best alternative to not have to compile everything by being able to pull binary packages from their repos while still be able to integrate my own compiled apps into existing system with full control I'm used to in Gentoo/Funtoo.

Pretty much works well on my old laptop. If I had a 4c8t cpu and SSD I would go for Gentoo/Funtoo instead and compile on my own (I have no discc either).