antimony (antimony) wrote,
antimony
antimony

  • Mood:
  • Music:

It smells like fall...

I was biking to Porter this morning and smelled fall. It's officially fall in my world now. (This is good, since last year, weirdly enough, it smelled like winter in a cold snap *before* it ever smelled like fall.[1])

I just figured out why my code was confused. (I'm still poking at a pile of perl scripts that include a *lot* of explicit filepaths, and they've been uprooted and dumped into an entirely different SGI box with very different paths. So I run them, wait for them to crash in confusion, and grep out the source of the trouble, basically. That and read far too many webcomics. I just read all of Clan of the Cats, which I liked except for the crossovers, and I'm somewhere in 1976 in catching up on Doonesbury. (Once I get to ~1985 or so, that will go more quickly, as I'll hit periods where I a) read Doonesbury the first time around and b) actually understand all of the random cultural/political references. Some of the Vietnam/Korea ones are chillingly apt around now, though. I don't have any specific examples, though -- you'll have to read them all yourself. And if anyone wants my script to grab whole months of Doonesbury at a time without ads or frames or anything, email me.)

Maybe by the end of the day I'll have the code up and running just like it was half a year ago on the other box. Whee. Then I can try to figure out why (if?) it's broken for real.

[addendum, two minutes later: well, this time it didn't break at the beginning, so now it's at the stage where it
takes for-fricking-ever to see if it's broken. this is progress, albeit somewhat irritating...]

[1] Disclaimer: I have the world's weirdest sense of smell. Usually, this is good, since it includes the fact that I can't smell patchouli, and, well, from what I've heard, it's better that way.
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 6 comments