debootstrap or analog way to recompile totaly Porteus?

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debootstrap or analog way to recompile totaly Porteus?

Postby oui » 21 Oct 2014, 23:22

Hi

Is there a clear and easy way like debootstrap / apt-build (in Debian) to recompile totaly Porteus?

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Re: debootstrap or analog way to recompile totaly Porteus?

Postby brokenman » 22 Oct 2014, 12:24

The operating system is modular. It consists of a kernel, an initrd, and the modules. The base modules 000, 001 and 002 are maintained by Fanthom. The desktops are separate. Maintenance involves compiling or downloading each slackware package individually, unpacking into a folder, running a cleanup script (different for each module) and then repacking it into a single module.

So the answer is actually yes, you can recompile Porteus totally but not as a single event. You need to compile the kernel, then the core, then the desktop modules. After that there is the addons such as printing, skype, browsers, video drivers etc.
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Re: debootstrap or analog way to recompile totaly Porteus?

Postby oui » 22 Oct 2014, 14:43

Hi Brokenman
thank you very much for that info. is there somewhere a tutorial to try it?
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