[rescue] Wanted: 486 desktop

Jonathan Patschke jp at celestrion.net
Tue Mar 23 13:06:05 CDT 2010

On Tue, 23 Mar 2010, Phil Stracchino wrote:

>> I do remember the days of compiling everything yourself.  I think I was
>> a lot less productive back then ...
> That.  I'd sooner have the grunt-work automated for me.  I used to
> compile everything from source by hand, but I got tired of spending
> sometimes literally days at a time chasing down vast multi-level
> dependency trees to install a single relatively minor tool.

I would, too, but on the platform I support at work (HP-UX 10), there's
really no choice.  It's definitely a useful skill to keep up.

Jonathan Patschke  ) "Oh, judge, your damn laws: the good people don't
Elgin, TX         (   need them, and the bad people don't follow them,
USA                )  so what good are they?"          --Ammon Hennacy

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