Gentoo/Alt: Gentoo on alternate platforms
Gentoo/Alt is a top-level project that manages efforts to support
alternate Gentoo platforms and runtime environments. In many ways,
gentoo-alt represents the "cutting edge" work that is being done to
expand the capabilities and potential of Gentoo in general.
project has the following subprojects:
||Porting of Gentoo facilities on BSD systems
||Running Gentoo natively in a directory prefix in parallel to Android.
||The Gentoo/Alt AT project is devoted to helping developers with timeconsuming testing.
The tasks of the
Tech documentation -
A complete documentation for developers
To avoid that the missing of one of the devs makes difficult
maintaining the project, all the technical documentation about
Gentoo/Alt projects must be written and published, so that they
are available to whoever wants to help.
Alternate Prefix -
Support for alternate prefixes for portage (finished)
To get Gentoo/Alt projects working on platforms where you are not
able to change what is installed in base system (closed-source
systems, for instance), a solution is to add support for alternate
prefix installation in portage.
Resources offered by the
Here you can find all the logs of Gentoo/Alt meetings, ordered by date. The
meetings are being held on request from project members and occours on
#gentoo-alt (moderated if it's the case).