Day: April 2, 2020

BSD Now 344: Grains of Salt

Everything else is topsy-turvy, but BSD Now is a constant: it’s out like usual this week.  There’s a feature about text processing, a subject I inexplicably enjoy, and a lot of things that start with Z.

Spinlock tricks

This doesn’t really have any effect on you unless you are programming on DragonFly, but it’s interesting to read about a “spinlock trick” Matthew Dillon had implemented recently.