Portability: stories of what can go wrong when run your code on another machine

Things that Can Go Wrong when Running Code on Another Machine

In the last year I faced many surprises when running some well tested code on my dev-servers or my laptops. It is curious (and scaring) how code that has been widely used in production (sometimes for years) can still hide portability issues so that the first time you try that piece of software in slightly different conditions […]