Vanilla Sources

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Summary: The vanilla sources are the pure, unadulterated kernel sources as release by Linus Torvalds himself. No additional patches are applied.

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Drobbins

New Squeezelite Ebuild

Squeezelite streams audio from Logitech Media Server, supporting FLAC, MP3, and hi-res DSD (SACD) formats.
2017-01-06 by Drobbins
Drobbins

New Raspberry Pi and ODROID builds

We now have builds that are optimized for various Raspberry Pi and ODROID systems.
2017-01-02 by Drobbins
Oleg

LLVM Targets

LLVM Targets
2016-12-08 by Oleg
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Vanilla Sources

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The vanilla sources supply the source code for the Linux kernel in an unadulterated form. Linux was ultimately created by Linus Torvalds, and the vanilla kernel is the result of what has been accepted by him into the kernel. There are no additional patches applied.

Often, you'll point /usr/src/linux to the source code of the kernel you are currently using.

To configure the kernel, you can do so with make menuconfig for a curses-based configuration menu, oldconfig for text only prompts. There is also an availability of building similar configuration menus for X windowing toolkits.