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Google (and an enterprising CS student) to the rescue

December 2, 2003

Inverse Exp With my recent fixes, core-8-4-branch of Tcl/Tk Aqua builds once again on 10.1, I don’t have time to provide a binary distro of this however. Someone has already gotten Tcl/TK patched for Darwin 1.4.1/OS X 10.1.x. I’ll see if this makes my fink struggle unnecessary. <UPDATE> Here are step-by-step instructions.

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is the physical database obsolete?

ongoing -· Do Databases Suck? The Moral of the Story Databases suck. Except when they don’t Databases don’t have to suck, but in many cases they do. Depends on how often you end up using the slowest components. Since Tim’s piece mentions bulk-loading as taking a long time, that suggests a lot of disk activity […]

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Darwin progress report

Well, after a couple of attempts at installing tcltk (so I can install and run darwinports) the dependencies have been whittled down from 31 to 12. The following 12 additional packages will be installed: anacron daemonic findutils libxml2 libxml2-bin libxml2-shlibs man python-nox tcltk-dev tcltk-shlibs xfree86-base zlib I’m going to divide and conquer here and see […]

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unk unks

December 1, 2003

Plain English Campaign: Annual Awards Reports that say that something hasn’t happened are always interesting to me, because as we know, there are known knowns; there are things we know we know. We also know there are known unknowns; that is to say we know there are some things we do not know. But there […]

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