That moment in time where you realize that you must constrain the support people from doing anything other than what you direct them to do

This is Comcast. And my internet connection in my home office. Cable modem spontaneously started rebooting on me over the last few months. Looks like it happened after they replaced my older cable modem which was working nicely, with the new one … which isn’t. First call in this week, after it kicked out a … Read moreThat moment in time where you realize that you must constrain the support people from doing anything other than what you direct them to do

Having to do this in a kernel build is simply annoying

So there are some macros, __DATE__ and __TIME__ that the gcc compiler knows about. And some people inject these into their kernel module builds, because, well, why not. The issue is that they can make “reproducible builds” harder. Well, no, they really don’t. That’s a side issue. And of course, modern kernel builds use -Wall … Read moreHaving to do this in a kernel build is simply annoying