Step back in time

Gah... spent half the afternoon today trying to work out why all my autogen.sh scripts were suddenly and silently not generating configure scripts any more. Turned out that my Powerbook's clock had reset to January 1 1904 when the battery ran out this morning (pmud doesn't seem to work on my G4, so I can't predict when it's going to happen). But come on guys, some sort of warning message would have been nice...

In other news, the Centra on the business park has finally seen the light, and is now selling both Diet and sugar-stoked regular Irn Bru. Now if only its Daily Record deliveries were a bit more reliable...

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I am an Interaction Designer in the Systems Experience Design team, arriving at Oracle via Sun where I've worked since 2000. I currently work on sysadmin user experience projects for Solaris. Formerly I worked on open source Solaris desktop projects such as GNOME, NWAM and IPS.

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