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After watching a program about teenagers twice their recommended body weight and myself being a stone or two overweight I've decided that if they can run a mile run every morning before breakfast then so can I! :jawdrop:OK, it's probably not a mile as it only took 10 minutes to run around the block...

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baselayout-1.12.0_pre6 will now feature resolv.conf merging - basically taking the best information from active interfaces that we or dhcp has setup and merging it into one. For example

eth0 has

nameserver 1.2.3.4 nameserver 1.2.3.5 domain foo

eth1 has

nameserver 4.3.2.1 nameserver 4.3.2....

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baselayout-1.12.0_pre4 hit portage today. The trace_dependencies() function in /lib/rcscripts/sh/rc-services.sh has caused a few headaches for many people. Symptoms include hanging, getting things in the wrong order and other such nasty voodoo. :O

So I hacked in a toposort function which is faster...

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OK, so the last baselayout-1.12.0-pre1 and pre2 was a bit of a mess. It borked many peoples systems :barf:The reason was trying to integrate a user submitted patch for improved parallel startup with our new code that introduced starting, stopping and inactive statuses. The odd thing is that not o...

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OK. I am really really stiff all over. This gardening lark is the way to a trimmer bod all right ;) The key is to get going - sometimes I need a kick up the back side, but once I'm going I'm like the Duracel Bunny :PSo the back garden is pretty bare now. The grass has been taken up, another tree stu...

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