[rescue] Has freshmeat.net disappeared forever?

Richard legalize at xmission.com
Tue Jun 24 15:47:39 CDT 2014

In article <20140624192334.GA21754 at zoho.com>,
    microcode at zoho.com writes:

> On Tue, Jun 24, 2014 at 01:04:40PM -0600, Richard wrote:
> > Moving to github vastly increases the chance that other people will
> > contribute to your project, whether they are small or big
> > contributions.
> Yes, as does working on Linux as opposed to another platform.

Meh.  That isn't true in my experience; but perhaps if you only work
on Linux it reinforces that perspective.

> > > That rules out just about everything but Linux code.
> > 
> > Git is available for many platforms; there is nothing specific to
> > Linux about git or github.
> It seems to me that git is very much based on the idea that Linux is all
> there is (not all that surprising considering its history) and is hard to
> build anywhere else.

You don't need to build it, you just download it.

If you are talking about building it for use in some vintage
environment, then your problems are one of porting, not building.

Most modern software does not build in a vintage environment.

Most vintage software does not build in a modern environment.
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