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[$] Who’s afraid of a big bad optimizing compiler?

Our increasingly aggressive modern compilers produce increasingly surprising code optimizations. Some of these optimizations might be especially surprising to developers who assume that each plain C-language load or store will always result in an assembly-language load or store. Although this article is written for Linux kernel...


Achievement Unlocked: RetroArch is Coming to Steam

Fans of retro (and not so retro) gaming will be pleased to hear RetroArch is coming to Steam. The famed front-end for the popular Libretro API will be available to install on Steam for Windows […] This post, Achievement Unlocked: RetroArch is Coming to Steam, was...


Linux needs FIXING 1: ps -ef

#LinuxNeedsFIXING part 1: On my largely idle POWER8 server with 20 CPU cores (160 CPU core threads), when I run the regular command:       ps -ef it lists 1317 processes = 1317 lines of output!! This results in 35 screens full of pointless process… Continue...


SciLinux: SLSA-2019-1775-1 Important: thunderbird on SL7.x x86_64

This update upgrades Thunderbird to version 60.8.0. * Mozilla: Memory safety bugs fixed in Firefox 68 and Firefox ESR 60.8 (CVE-2019-11709) * Mozilla: Sandbox escape via installation of malicious language pack (CVE-2019-9811) * Mozilla: Script injectio… Continue Reading — SciLinux: SLSA-2019-1775-1 Important: thunderbird on SL7.x...


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