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Discussion on: Is using Linux really productive?

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Jean-Sébastien Beaulieu

It works, until it doesn't. WSL2 is leaps and bounds better than WSL1, but it's still not quite native. E.g. we couldn't use WSL to develop on some embedded hardware at my last workplace, as it relied on the device being mapped to a /dev/USBx, which simply didn't work with the WSL VM.

But I've spent a couple of days developing with Python and Node without thinking much about it. When it works, it works pretty well. But at that point, if it's not actually better, I'll just keep dual booting.