- https://linux-libre.fsfla.org/ first paragraph updated to dispel any confusion as to whether upstream still contains blobs disguised as source code after spinning the firmware/ subtree off. it does
- Given how much Rust gets right about reliable, robust systems programming, I'm extremely disappointed to discover the Rust standard library does not include the relevant filename when reporting "file not found" errors. Yes, OK, POSIX doesn't report it, and Rust wants its standard library to be the thinnest portable abstraction, but goddamn, not reporting error context is one of the biggest crimes against debuggability I can think of. :(
- today, for the first time ever, we will release #Linux-libre source tarballs *before* the corresponding upstream release, because it's Easter and April 1st
- “Arguing that you don’t care about the right to privacy because you have nothing to hide is no different than saying you don’t care about free speech because you have nothing to say.” --Edward Snowden
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I name all my computers after errors. Here's the hostname I gave the VM I'm setting up as a stopgap for my laptop's shattered display.Show all 9 replies
@JanKusanagi heh! Yeah, I was thinking of Arch, I think.
My physical machines get nicer names... depending on your definition of nicer. My broken laptop is
cannot-bind, my old laptop was
caught-sigsegv, I have a server called
file-not-found, my desktop at home is
amusing but too impractical. i like easy to type hostnames. my work has this policy of putting "server" in the hostname of most things and several times I've thought: it would be great if that was just abbreviated to s ... no, no, it's not worth changing the naming policy
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