Lazy Reading for 2020/05/10

Emacs and Vim content; I feel like I should always have one with the other. Tiny arcade stuffed in an NES controller. Text Radio: Realtime written interviews hosted in Google Docs.  (via) Making Emacs popular again.  (via) Termshark: a terminal UI for tshark, inspired by Wireshark.  (via) An emotional trip to the 80’s: Developing Games …

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De-dupe bug details

The recent 5.8.1 release of DragonFly includes, among other things, a fix for a de-duplication bug in HAMMER2.  If you are curious, here’s the commit / details.

DragonFly 5.8 1 released

DragonFly 5.8.1 is released, a bugfix update for 5.8.0.  The release tag commit has the list of changes, or you can go right to the release page.  My users@ post has upgrade instructions.

More misc debug tools

There’s a couple more small test/debug tools in DragonFly; possibly only useful if you like to poke at internals, but who doesn’t, really?

Lazy Reading for 2020/05/03

Apple ][ theme this week, barely. Shell productivity tips and tricks.  (via), back again. The Shingled magnetic recording NAS debacle.  SMR sounds bad. Read man pages with vim. ARM-ed Mac: We Have An Answer. What’s your favorite terminal command ? More about Sir Thomas Urquhart. SSH hacks | a little sanity for remote workers.  …

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Thanks for the tips!

Quick UpdateThanks for the tips!Warren Toomey pointed me at the Kermit in 4.3BSD: It was 4C(057). But it was a trimmed copy of C-Kermit: just the unix files were there. I don’t know how I missed it. This version was copied far and wide, but I didn’t ha…

Finding Kermit 4x

Unix C-Kermit 4x VersionsAs part of my efforts to reconstruct my Venix system to sources, I recently went on a hunt for old versions of Unix Kermit. There’s a fair number of them, but not many from the kermit project web site. Prior to version 4, unix …

Chromium on DragonFly

This is I think not resolved yet, but here’s something I didn’t know: keeping Chromium from being tied into Google’s services is actually a build issue, not a settings issue.  i.e. once it’s in binary form, you can’t opt o…

[FreeBSD-Announce] FreeBSD Security Advisory FreeBSD-SA-20:11.openssl

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FreeBSD-SA-20:11.openssl Security Advisory
The FreeBSD Project

Topic: OpenSSL remote denial of service vulnerability

Category: contrib
Module: openssl
Announced: 2020-04-21
Credits: Bernd Edlinger
Affects: FreeBSD 12.1
Corrected: 2020-04-21 15:47:58 UTC (stable/12, 12.1-STABLE)
2020-04-21 15:53:08 UTC (releng/12.1, 12.1-RELEASE-p4)
CVE Name: CVE-2020-1967

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