May 2017

Bleeding on the Edge: app-emulation/virtualbox-modules-5.1.22 vs. kernel 4.12.0-rc2

Note that kernel 4.12.0 has been released and requires additional steps outlined in a new post: app-emulation/virtualbox-modules-5.1.22 vs. kernel 4.12.0 final If you’re running the latest kernel from the mainline branch like I am, you may have noticed that nvidia drivers compile with no problem, for once. This is a rare occurrence and always reason […]

Writing Code Inside Out Using Lambdas

I’ve read in a few places now that the C++ of today isn’t the C++ of yesterday, and I agree with that. It’s come so far. Strangely, I find myself writing sections of my C++ code more like I write Javascript. Before you tar and feather me, let me explain… C++’s later specifications—C++11, C++14, etc.—include […]