Archive for December 2004

Fedora CVS Opened

December 16, 2004

Wow, Fedora cvs is finally open!

I’ve been wondering how their build system works internally, and this is the first glimpse I’ve had. A few ideas I’ve been toying with are validated by it.

The most prominent one is their use of a “lookaside repository” to store big things like source tarballs. I’ve got some ideas of how to improve on that, which I won’t write about here for now. See I’m at work and…

Weird Tech Toy

December 16, 2004

Wish I had this for the white elephant gift exchange at our company party.

Why Linux is Empowering

December 6, 2004

A franchisor fails to completely scam his franchisees. You have to be honest in Linux.