18th Jul 2012, 4:29am
There's something extremely soothing about kernel compiling. Well, when it goes right, of course. I'm compiling a new one now, while typing this. It's one of the few tasks in using my laptop that slows me right down: usually [and I imagine like most people] I'll have my browser open with several tabs. Sometimes I'll be listening to music. And working on something else. But waiting for the kernel to build suspends my urgency to complete everything at the same time in a way no other computing tasks does.
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