Today, I would like to discuss a project that I care very deeply about: the musl libc. One of the most controversial and long-standing debates in the musl community is that musl does not define a preprocessor macro. What’s in a macro? Simply put, preprocessor macros allow C code to build parts of itself conditionally. … Continue reading The musl preprocessor debate
As security researchers have discovered yet another horrible security bug in Chrome, and Google yet again decides to put off fixing it, I decided to finally give up Chrome entirely. I had dwindled down my usage of it from primary browser in 2009; to secondary browser for Flash and videos in 2013; and finally using … Continue reading Web browsers, music players, workarounds, and PulseAudio
Some good news: as I eix-sync'd this morning, I noticed that dev-python/ndg-httpsclient and dev-python/ipaddress now have Python 3 compatibility. That means two of the packages I had thought had no chance of being upgraded actually have been. As for my own efforts, I have been very busy with work and musl support patches lately, but … Continue reading Musings: More Python 3 compat, Project Sunrise, InspIRCd modules and Portage
More Python projects ported to Python 3.