[lug] XGL: You gotta try it!

Sean Reifschneider jafo at tummy.com
Tue Apr 11 02:44:04 MDT 2006

On Tue, Apr 11, 2006 at 12:02:35AM -0600, Nate Duehr wrote:
>>A live CD that had to compile everything when you boot it would kind of 
>>suck, wouldn't it?
>Depends on how bored you are.  Might be fun to watch.  Heh.

A year or two ago there was a kernel hack that booted the kernel directly
from source.  It would compile it as it booted.  There were some benefits
beyond "Dude!  Cool!", but I can't remember what they were...

Anyone else remember this?

 If everything you try works, you're not trying hard enough.
                 -- Gordon Moore
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