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Wish List

tech

Some people have asked if I have a wish list. Well, I didn't, but now I do.Loads of stuff - books, music, films. I don't expect anything, but you never know :)

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34 today - yes, I'm an old fart :D I've been treated to a fantastic weekend by my lovely fiancée, and she's bought me the worlds most comfy leather chair as my current one at home has seen too many years of hard computer usage. This should be a lot more comfy and last a long time :)She also took...

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RC in C

tech

Every Gentooer knows RC - or rather /sbin/rc.It's the tool that handles the initial boot and then starts and stops services depending on the runlevel desired. It's also primarily written in bash. This is no bad thing, as it's a powerful shell, compared with say the standard sh shell from FreeBSD....

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Long time no blog! However, I have been a busy beaver :)baselayout-1.13 has undergone some serious stress testing by dsd and we've made some good improvements to reliability when shutting down, solving a few race issues and sorting out dependencies hopefully for once and all 8)Parallel startup has...

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