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SubjectRe: [RFC] make localconfig
> 	This is supposed to be a first step into a new direction where
> we no longer copy vendor packages from the vendor CD to the
> system in the first place, but rather compile new packages for
> each system, hoping that somewhen the boxes will be fast
> enough to handle it in no time. It's basically a binary
> distribution -> source distribution transition.

You might also like to take a look at Gentoo Linux, which I hear does
precisely this, except with all the packages the user chooses to install.
(Hopefully I've not malformed the name of the distro too much.)

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