Back in my heavy Linux days, there was a software package known as WINE. Self referentially, it was an acronym for WINE Is Not an Emulator. And yet, that’s what it did – it let you emulate just enough of a Windows environment to run windows software on Linux. And it sucked. It was nascent back then, prone to crashing … [Read more…]
Friends, family, countrymen…this probably isn’t for you. Not unless you’ve spent time reading, watching a movie, or playing some games waiting for gcc to bootstrap so you could build the toolset necessary to build gcc. Or, if you ever, ever had to write an ebuild. Oh, and anyone that’s ever worked on a binary distro … [Read more…]
By accident, I just found out that fmccor, aka Ferris McCormick, passed away this August. I remember fmccor fondly, and am sad to hear this. Damn, that’s a bummer.