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baselayout-1.12.0_pre1 sneaked past my radar :O , so I stabled 1.11.13 and did a 1.12.0_pre1-r1 unstable for all arches. Weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee :)Some note-worthy networking features1) If you use DHCP, you'll need the ~ARCH version of your fav DHCP client (except for dhclient)2) We now arping static IP...

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I wrote another pump patch that allows pump to create /etc/ntp.conf based on ntp servers received from a DHCP server instead of getting my scripts to create it by parsing pump status output. This makes pump a bit faster. Suprisingly it is the fastest by far of the dhcp clients. Without giving any ha...

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I spent last weekend removing the turf from the back lawn. I removed about a third of it over the weekend - damn it's hard work especially in the blazing sun and the sweat rolling down your back and into your eyes. :(Arms are quite sore this morning, but should recover for another go Wednesday night...

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My home server has been mis-behaving of late :sick:.Bash keep segfaulting during emerges - one time it caused zlib to get merged incorrectly which meant I had to haul a keyboard and monitor to it as ssh wouldn't let me in anymore. I was not a happy chappy :( I'm not sure why this is, as everything i...

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..... because we have to .... and you must accept this :puzzled:

Thanks for making me laugh Kumba :D

//me thinks that the people who matter about software patents will not be reading my blog or Planet Gentoo

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