And now that we’re home and I’ve got a decently fast and wide connection (compared to the ship)…I’ve spent a bunch of time rebuilding and testing my various layers of Docker images. And guess what? Ubuntu “jammy” with OpenSSL 3 compiles my stuff just fine. *sigh*.
Again, the lesson here is that people who write tools for development seem to assume that everyone who will use those tools is going to be online, all the time, and with a decently fast and wide connection. And that, my friends is Just Not True.
There’s still a huge section of the population of the Earth who are excluded, by implicit design, from participating in the creation of useful software.