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<gnucode>hello hurd people!
<nikolar>Hello gnucode
<gnucode>hello again friends.
<gnucode>The Hurd feels more stable today. That's kind of nice.
<gnucode>3 emacs frames, several netsurf tabs, two terminals, not too shabby on 1.5GB of RAM.
<gnucode>hmmm, I have some hurd manual contributions that I want to add, but I can't get magit to work on the Hurd at the moment...grrrr.
<nikolar>try vim fugitive :P
<apteryx>gnucode: what's preventing Magit from working on The Hurd?
<gnucode>apteryx: try to run "apt install elpa-magit"
<gnucode>It looks like the installation works, but then trying to run magit, gives a weird emacs error.
<gnucode>I think the problem is elpa-git-commit
<apteryx>did you try via guix?
<gnucode>apteryx: does guix run on debian GNU/Hurd?
<apteryx>I've never tried, but it should, in theory?
<apteryx>it at least runs in the Guix System GNU/Hurd VMs
<gnucode>apteryx: I personally find that running the Hurd is the most stable using Debian GNU/Hurd on real hardware.
<gnucode>Everytime I have tried to run in qemu, I can't figure out how to fix the filesystem corruption issues.
<nikolar>when i ran guix hurd in a vm, i often get weird slowdowns after ctrl-cing commands for example
<nikolar>like the whole vm just slows to a crawl
<gnucode>nikolar: Honestly using Debian GNU/Hurd on the T43, has been pretty awesome! I think I am averaging at least once a week I have to hard shutdown the machine, and deal with minor filesystem corruption.
<gnucode>but otherwise, i3, emacs, and netsurf is pretty stable
<nikolar>well filesystem corruption isn't really something you can ignore
<gnucode>nikolar: I agree. But so far it doesn't seem to have affected anything...
<gnucode>at least as far as I can tell.
<nikolar>well it's always the part you can't tell :)
<gnucode>well that's a scary thought.
<gnucode>maybe we should try to fix the libdiskfs lockups? Those are probably the problem stuff...?
<nikolar>well i'd love to learn more so i can contribute but i am pretty busy at the momen