[cfarm-users] Installing emacs on GCC119/AIX

Markus Trippelsdorf markus at trippelsdorf.de
Wed Oct 11 16:53:58 CEST 2017

On 2017.10.11 at 15:44 +0100, Jonathan Wakely via cfarm-users wrote:
> On 11 October 2017 at 15:41, CM Graff via cfarm-users
> <cfarm-users at lists.tetaneutral.net> wrote:
> > You guys really over-reacted about this.
> Says the guy who waded into a thread about an OS he never uses,
> complaining about thousands and thousands of dollars worth of gear
> made available to anyone, no matter how dumb their attitude.

I think this is too harsh.
He has a point after all. AIX is a dying and marginal OS just like
Solaris. So having a very powerful machine in the farm, that sits idle
most of the time because it has very few regular users, feels like a
waste of resources.


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