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  Thread: this week work?
Post: RE: this week work?

I have started to design a concatenative programming language, so i will probably dedicate this week for this (syntax, sematics, compiler/interpreter).
eadwardus Off topic 10 1,223 25-08-2020, 11:09 PM
  Thread: Building code, applying recipes?
Post: RE: Building code, applying recipes?

I use make ("Makefile" and "config.mk") as it works for me and it's simple when compared to the more usual choices (like autohell). The only alternative (from the ones that i know) that i would consid...
eadwardus Programming On Unix 7 998 25-08-2020, 10:56 PM
  Thread: What spoken languages do you know?
Post: RE: What spoken languages do you know?

wow, a lot of people in here know more than two languages. English (fluent) Portuguese (fluent) to increase the numbers and look smarter than i actually am: Spanish (able to understand, mostly) German...
eadwardus Off topic 88 34,066 25-08-2020, 10:25 PM
  Thread: Carte blanche
Post: RE: Carte blanche

Considering that all would be accepting money. - Myself : ) - NetBSD - OpenBSD - 9front - Skarnet - Arcan (Display Server) - C Compilers Alternatives (cproc, scc, etc.) And maybe a lot of random small...
eadwardus Off topic 28 5,816 05-07-2020, 03:34 PM
  Thread: What shell do you guys use?
Post: RE: What shell do you guys use?

I use mksh as interactive shell, and rc/posix shell to write scripts. But for me, any shell with auto-completion serves its purpose as interactive shell, as i usually use it only to run commands.
eadwardus BSD 79 28,769 05-07-2020, 03:08 PM
  Thread: package management discussion
Post: RE: package management discussion

I wrote a package manager: https://github.com/eltanin-os/venus Complemented by a ports-like {source-based package manager/build system}: https://github.com/eltanin-os/ports It fetches, does a integri...
eadwardus Programming On Unix 18 4,109 05-07-2020, 02:32 PM
  Thread: The role of distributions &/or Unix flavors, where does pkg management stands
Post: RE: The role of distributions &/or Unix flavors, w...

Most of the packing drama comes from the use of dynamic linking; otherwise converting the packages would be more than enough (or patching pkgsrc to build packages). The "new" "solutions" flatpack, app...
eadwardus Psychology, Philosophy, and Licenses 31 10,211 22-01-2020, 09:24 PM
  Thread: My new distro "Glacies"
Post: RE: My new distro "Glacies"

Those cited codes are doing memory alignment, the internal variable "->a" is used to check if there's enough space to hold more data, while a similar check is done by the malloc implementation: mus...
eadwardus GNU/Linux 18 6,338 19-01-2020, 02:20 PM
  Thread: My new distro "Glacies"
Post: RE: My new distro "Glacies"

(13-01-2020, 08:42 PM)josuah Wrote: I like the hierarchical naming.It was chosen to avoid name collision (one of the standard libc "sins") and to organize related sections. (13-01-2020, 09:12 PM)j...
eadwardus GNU/Linux 18 6,338 15-01-2020, 04:31 PM
  Thread: Favorite Terminal Applications
Post: RE: Favorite Terminal Applications

(01-01-2020, 02:48 PM)z3bra Wrote: Why did you choose OSS4 for sound?I like the API, also eliminates the need of PA to play sound from multiple sources. (01-01-2020, 02:48 PM)z3bra Wrote: Also, yo...
eadwardus BSD 102 38,194 01-01-2020, 07:50 PM
  Thread: Favorite Terminal Applications
Post: RE: Favorite Terminal Applications

music: mpd + mpc irc client: weechat video: mpv sound: oss4 image: feh editor: vi email: - screenshot: scrot terminal emulator: st shell: mksh, rc password: masterpassword backup: luck, tarballs + gz ...
eadwardus BSD 102 38,194 01-01-2020, 12:05 AM
  Thread: My new distro "Glacies"
Post: RE: My new distro "Glacies"

Update: Did a little more detailed description of the project[0], with a few examples and videos (qemu+ncurses recorded with asciinema), of the project. Later i will make a more detailed post about Gl...
eadwardus GNU/Linux 18 6,338 31-12-2019, 11:52 PM
  Thread: My new distro "Glacies"
Post: RE: My new distro "Glacies"

(10-12-2019, 08:48 PM)josuah Wrote: Hello, Dan Berstein-style libc, happy to see you around! scanf()? No thank you! I have never seen Dan Bernstein-style code crafting an Operating System, and I am ...
eadwardus GNU/Linux 18 6,338 11-12-2019, 03:28 AM
  Thread: My new distro "Glacies"
Post: RE: My new distro "Glacies"

(10-12-2019, 04:25 AM)z3bra Wrote: Why did you choose to reimplement it all (libc + coreutils) over using something like musl + sbase from suckless ?The libc is simply because i am already building ...
eadwardus GNU/Linux 18 6,338 10-12-2019, 11:52 AM
  Thread: My new distro "Glacies"
Post: RE: My new distro "Glacies"

(09-12-2019, 01:54 PM)bouncepaw Wrote: Really cool! Have you tried Wayland? I heard it's simpler, maybe you can link it successfully.Is in my list of alternatives to consider, but i am being a littl...
eadwardus GNU/Linux 18 6,338 09-12-2019, 11:59 PM
  Thread: The userland problems
Post: RE: The userland problems

(25-11-2019, 06:33 AM)venam Wrote: One part of the subject that wasn't brought up is the different between inherent/essential complexity to a problem and invented/accidental/unnecessary complexity. ...
eadwardus GNU/Linux 16 5,095 08-12-2019, 04:09 PM
  Thread: My new distro "Glacies"
Post: My new distro "Glacies"

I'm building an operating system, or so is the intention, and i have started with the userland (which should run upon any posix system) as it were the thing, specially on Linux, that i were more disco...
eadwardus GNU/Linux 18 6,338 08-12-2019, 03:55 PM
  Thread: The userland problems
Post: RE: The userland problems

(25-11-2019, 04:28 AM)z3bra Wrote: I tend to disagree, simplicity of a tool can have a direct impact on its usage.Simplicity of design doesn't dictate how friendly is the interface. Modern computers...
eadwardus GNU/Linux 16 5,095 25-11-2019, 06:02 AM
  Thread: The userland problems
Post: RE: The userland problems

(23-11-2019, 05:28 AM)z3bra Wrote: Drew Devault made a website to track simplicity of projects, (supposedly) based on the functionality rather than softwares names: https://arewesimpleyet.org.Intere...
eadwardus GNU/Linux 16 5,095 25-11-2019, 03:06 AM
  Thread: The userland problems
Post: RE: The userland problems

(09-11-2019, 05:45 PM)Wildefyr Wrote: People should have choice, but they shouldn't be locked into once they've made it.I agree, projects could give a little more care to reduce the amount of hard d...
eadwardus GNU/Linux 16 5,095 16-11-2019, 07:54 PM
  Thread: The userland problems
Post: RE: The userland problems

(07-11-2019, 07:55 PM)jkl Wrote: TL;DR: GNU sucks. Everyone knows that. Few people care enough.GNU is usually fast, the code has good algorithms, the problem is that they don't care about SLOC and h...
eadwardus GNU/Linux 16 5,095 08-11-2019, 05:53 PM
  Thread: The userland problems
Post: RE: The userland problems

(07-11-2019, 02:29 AM)venam Wrote: While the most common userland tools can be bloated for some usagesBeing bloated for a specific use is one thing, what i see happening is little to no care about r...
eadwardus GNU/Linux 16 5,095 07-11-2019, 06:27 PM
  Thread: The userland problems
Post: The userland problems

Most of the "standard" linux userland (in here i'm referring to the most fundamental parts), in my opinion, suffers from bad quality implementations and/or interfaces. For example the current "standar...
eadwardus GNU/Linux 16 5,095 06-11-2019, 09:14 PM
  Thread: Hello there
Post: RE: Hello there

(06-11-2019, 12:52 AM)venam Wrote: Welcome to nixers. (06-11-2019, 02:15 PM)jkl Wrote: Welcome to nixers! (06-11-2019, 06:21 PM)z3bra Wrote: Also welcome here, you'll fit like a glove!Thanks (06...
eadwardus 6 2,214 06-11-2019, 08:19 PM
  Thread: Hello there
Post: Hello there

Hello there, i saw the the forum sometime in the past and now decided to participate, as i'm interested in unix(-like) systems, specially now that i'm building my own (i have started by the userland, ...
eadwardus 6 2,214 05-11-2019, 05:58 PM