Translations:Gentoo Linux/2/en

Make.conf is Portage main configuration's file, because it contains many variables. For example, the best known : CFLAGS,CHOST,CXXFLAGS,USE, INPUT_DEVICES, VIDEO_CARDS,LINGUAS,GENTOO_MIRRORS.There are also many optional's variables like PORTDIR_OVERLAY. In this Linux distribution, the user compiles the source code locally according to their chosen configuration in order to improve their system and also to learn more about Linux.