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Thanks to the Anonymous Coward you bought me the last item on my wishlist at Amazon. It's now empty!I never thought that people would think highly enough of my work to shower me with that many presents :) A big thanks to all of you :)Now I'm left with the onerous task of finding more items for the w...

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If you're using OpenRC-0.2 on Gentoo/FreeBSD I broke your box! :(Sorry about that. Patch to fix booting can be found here.

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Go wild!Remember, this breaks the ABI with baelayout-2/openrc-0.1A patch for splashutils can be [http://roy.marples.name/openrc/splash.patch found here

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OK, so OpenRC finally made it's way into Gentoo portage. However, you should be aware that what IS in portage has some cruft /etc/init.d/functions.sh that presently doesn't work on shells other than bash and it has a broken modules init script.Basically, the git repo hosted by Gentoo which I use now...

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Well, since the initial OpenRC release, quite a few people where vocal on IRC bitching about it's use of reallocing a NULL terminated char** list with claims that it's slow and inefficient. So, I decided to take the test and rework OpenRC around the TAILQ macros as found in queue(3) for dealing with...

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