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From Michael Orlitzky <>
Subject Re: Disabling spamcop plugin
Date Wed, 13 Apr 2016 14:17:28 GMT
On 04/13/2016 09:50 AM, Reindl Harald wrote:
> enough problems by wasting time if you have to maintain 10, 20, 30 or 
> more servers and in case of problems need fast downgrades - especially 
> if you run virtual machines where all the compile jobs share hardware

emerge --buildpkg will create a binary package that you can instantly
downgrade to with emerge --usepkg

> besides that on a production server no compilers should be installed at 
> all - the generation of malware which compiles itself is only a question 
> of time

I'm not convinced that an attacker who can execute commands on your
server is more dangerous when one of those commands is `gcc`.

> what gentoo would need to solve for professional environemnts is that 
> you have one machine which pulls the updates, compiles them and apckage 
> them in a way all other machines in the network can pull and apply them 
> in precompiled from over ftp, http or whatever network protocol

As you wish:

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