Portage: faster than ever!

Gentoo’s sys­tem for main­tain­ing pack­ages, Port­age, has had a sig­ni­fic­ant speed boost with ver­sion 2.1. Syn­chron­ising the tree (the equi­val­ent of Debian’s ‘apt-get update’) feels sev­er­al times faster. I don’t mind com­pil­ing my own apps (I...