This article on _FORTIFY_SOURCE in GCC and clang is a good read: https://developers.redhat.com/blog/2020/02/11/toward-_fortify_source-parity-between-clang-and-gcc/
Really appreciating this Destiny 2 patch postmortem. This is a kind of operational writeup that I’m really not used to seeing in game services. Honestly, many tech companies aren’t this transparent either. https://www.reddit.com/r/DestinyTheGame/comments/f2kn3t/destiny_2_outage_and_rollback/
And needless to say, #hugops to the engineers involved in this!
"Scrumptious! If you're using Microsoft Internet Explorer 3.0 or Netscape Navigator 3.0, then you'll never look at the web the same way again. It's got live news and a hot interface. Not for the weak of heart or slow of access, but if you've got a Pentium 100, or a PowerPC or above, and a Java enabled browser, you're gonna love it."
Just learned about C2Rust, a tool that translates C99-compatible C source code into Rust. https://c2rust.com
The Recompiler hiatus is over! https://recompilermag.com/2020/01/18/the-recompiler-in-2020-and-beyond/
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It actually finished! It took in the region of 72-80 hours total.
For those wondering about the infamous disc - here it is. You can see the security ring, the bastard himself, clearly visible just outside of the inner ring. The region on either side of that ligher-coloured ring contains valid data in a single data track.
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