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Monthly Archives: January 2009


I finally got around to trying gold (the new linker) for real.  Today I built it and tried linking gdb.  Sure enough, it is a lot faster — it was more than twice as fast at linking gdb as the F9 system linker.  The link went from 48 seconds to 22 seconds. It is very […]


Elyn got me this DVD for Christmas.  Aside from being a “spaghetti eastern” (har, har), it is a lovely meditation on the universal act of eating. This is such an unusual film that I’ve been thinking a bit about what attracts me to it.  I like the joy and the quietness of it — I […]