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Spam

life

I hate the stuff with a vengance. Why spammers feel the need to botspam comments to this lowly site linking to casinos, porn and cheap drugs is beyond me. Well, I get bored of deleting 30+ spam comments each day, so I've put a new spamming filter onto my site. Hopefully this one works better than th...

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FreeBSD

tech

OK, so after much head banging with installed FreeBSD on my laptop because FreeBSD won't boot from an extended partition, unlike Linux I finally have this beastie installed.I spent a portion of the weekend hacking on baselayout and now have it booting and rebooting without error which is very nice i...

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OK, it's taken longer than I expected, but I've finally come up with a nice patch for bug #46897. 8)We now allow multiple init scripts to provide "foo". Which init script is depended on is based on the following criteria - any started, in your runlevel, first in alphabetical order.Now I just have...

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Heh, long time no blog :(Anyways, I have been busy what with the recent stabilisation of baselayout-1.12. We think all regressions have been fixed, with a few very minor ones with patches in bugzilla. I've got a small one that only one person has reported which I'll try to fix before the next releas...

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