Unpacking. It’s about the only remotely productive thing I’ve achieved in the last week. I’ve pretty much been living in my parents’ basement.
Yesterday I played with the knapsack problem using my closet shelving. I found that most of my items would fit on the shelf, but not through the opening under the lip of the shelf. This required a lot of twisting of boxes and ordering and reordering to have space to flip things up into place. It’s going to be fun to repack everything once I have a job…
I’ve also been trying to compile GRAMPS 2.0 for OS X, the genealogy software I use to catalogue family information. Unfortunately, GRAMPS depends on every GNOME library known to man, which takes a lot of compilation. In addition, a lot of the libraries haven’t been fully ported to OS X, so I have to do lots of tweaking to makefiles. I’ve mostly been having linking problems, which are by far the most frustrating because I basically don’t understand the (not-terribly-human-readable) outputs of autoconf and automake.
Also, much Star Trek. Ensign, Worthlessness 9. Engage!