Re: NM support for Gentoo

On Sat, 2006-07-08 at 14:21 +1200, Gustav van der Merwe wrote:
> NM seems like a really cool tool, but I can't find instructions anywhere
> on getting it up and working for gentoo.
> A bit of googling around shows that there was interest at one point
> and that it actually kind of worked.
> I can't find anything recent showing that there has been work towards
> supporting gentoo, or getting a gentoo ebuild out there and this is a
> shame.
> I would like it if gentoo had the same kind of powerful network tools as
> other distributions.
Just get the gentopia overlay. I'm working on the NM backend as part of
my SoC assignment atm too, but didnt commit the code yet.
> Is there any reason that gentoo does not have NM in portage?
Because its not regarded as "stable" yet. It is in the gentopia overlay,
as mentioned before, just get that one.


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