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    WTF?! Have you ever used autotools? The whole...

    WTF?! Have you ever used autotools?

    The whole point of autotools is, when use them, they drop a "configure" file (and co) in your source that is entirely written in shell script and has mostly no...
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    Hehe, funny you wrote that. Back when this thread...

    Hehe, funny you wrote that. Back when this thread was active, I wanted to write more or less the same kind of answer (including the same debian example), but did lose my draft after a connection...
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    I see your point, but on the other hand, if you...

    I see your point, but on the other hand, if you reach a situation where you actually need to compare numerical 0 with string 'foo' and need a meaningful answer, then maybe you have other more...
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    While I don't necessarily share all of your idea,...

    While I don't necessarily share all of your idea, I admire your activism.



    Lucky the ones living in countries where sex workers are "yet just another job" with their own union, retirement...
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    While it's very good that LZ4 gets investigated...

    While it's very good that LZ4 gets investigated for vulnerabilities (the less bugs, the better), we must not panic: the potential attack surface for this kind of bugs is rather low.

    LZ4 is *not*...
  6. It also makes possible, when combined with LXC...

    It also makes possible, when combined with LXC and all the facilities that systemd has for lxc, to create very light-weight and quickly initiated containers.
    Think about a way to quickly jail...
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    Fundamentally: - LZO and LZ4 are compression...

    Fundamentally:
    - LZO and LZ4 are compression methods highly tuned for compression/decompression. They are designed to go as fast as possible. As such they are often used locally when speed matters...
  8. Actually, I managed to find an english...

    Actually, I managed to find an english translation or the interview myself.

    Sound interesting, probably next year.
  9. That sounds interesting. Someone with decent...

    That sounds interesting.

    Someone with decent Finish language skills to help through the original interview ?
    Other sources about this ?

    I'm considering upgrading my phone soon-ish, I'm...
  10. To resolve dependencies, old-generation package...

    To resolve dependencies, old-generation package manager like "yum" use bits of cobbled together heuristic and a few hacks.
    Modern package manager like suse's "zypper" and the upcoming "dnf" (both...
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    Zypper uses a completely different solver (one...

    Zypper uses a completely different solver (one that DNF will be adapting into Fedora 22). They actually use a boolean satisfiability solver, whereas other package manager use some simple heuristic.
    ...
  12. What?! Google's web service are accessed with...

    What?! Google's web service are accessed with standard HTTPS interface. Their server happens to run BoringSSL to handle SSL/TLS, whereas you could be accessing their services using a client running...
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    A different possibility would be AppArmor: ...

    A different possibility would be AppArmor:



    #include <tunables/global>

    /usr/bin/skype {
    #include <abstractions/audio>
    #include <abstractions/base>
    #include <abstractions/bash>
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    Well given that the Debian "Stable" release are...

    Well given that the Debian "Stable" release are released at the speed of a glacier, it's almost already an LTS :-D
  15. And from that point of view systemd (the PID1...

    And from that point of view systemd (the PID1 from systemd. Not the thousands of other different software which have entirely different purpose and which happen to be maintained by the same...
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    While I agree that Secure UEFI makes linux...

    While I agree that Secure UEFI makes linux installation a little bit more tricky, don't forget that in fact very users install their own OSes. Most users just avoid the hassle and use whatever came...
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    What? you're writing a post complaining about...

    What? you're writing a post complaining about delays and long waiting, and you cite Valve as an example ?
    Whoa...
    Mind Blown level = over 9'000

    :-D

    Seriously, Catalyst driver have become...
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    Just right when LinkedIn is having a post...

    Just right when LinkedIn is having a post about how much follow-up is important and is really a basic form of politeness.

    Yup, whether you are a small family shop looking to hire some help, or if...
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    The parts that Jolla isn't releasing aren't core...

    The parts that Jolla isn't releasing aren't core functions, only some of their shiny polish (just like HTC aren't releasing their own specfic UI skin that they put above the base Android, but the...
  20. At least, you're looking forward for a website...

    At least, you're looking forward for a website called "Systemd Valhalla Rampage", where they fork Systemd into SystemB and rip out any security suspicious bug they find in Poettering's code.
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