The Scrapyard Gaming PC Challenge – Results

8 weeks ago, my friend Nick challenged me to build the fastest gaming PC possible, for £450. A decent gaming rig usually costs over £1000, so this would be a good test of our hardware and overclocking knowledge. Unable to turn down a challenge, I accepted, and we agreed a prize of £50 Steam credit […]

The scrapyard gaming PC challenge

4 weeks ago, my friend Nick challenged me to build the fastest gaming PC possible, for £450. A decent gaming rig usually costs over £1000, so this would be a good test of our hardware and overclocking knowledge. Unable to turn down a challenge, I accepted, and we agreed a prize of £50 Steam credit […]

When a MacPorts build or install fails

Occasionally an install from MacPorts fails, 9 times out of 10 it’ll be a dependency failing to build. And 9 times out of 10, a clean+selfupdate+resintall does the trick… sudo port clean portfile sudo port selfupdate sudo port install portfile [+variants] Failing that, a port upgrade usually helps… sudo port upgrade outdated