justin sherrill

Lazy Reading

I’m going to just title these “Lazy Reading” – I end up with too much diverse information/links to fit within the title. Neal Stephenson’s thoughts on UNIX.  (via) Also stolen from the same place: A comparison of text-based browsers. Have I mentioned clicky keyboards before?  (yes)  If you’re a fan of the IBM Model M-style […]

bin-install does it all

If you’ve ever installed pkgsrc packages from source, you probably typed ‘bmake install’.  There’s a ‘bin-install’ target that will use binary packages if they are available, but you have to set the appropriate environment variables to do so. It’s now much easier, on DragonFly.  If you have pkgsrc-current as of yesterday or later, or pkgsrc-2011Q1 […]