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BSD Magazine: pkg pkg pkg
DragonFlyBSD Digest - 2014-07-31 04:28:21
The July issue of BSD Magazine is out, and it contains several articles about pkg, for use on FreeBSD, PC-BSD, and DragonFly.  The article on DragonFly and pkg was written by Siju George....
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Rust ported to DragonFly
DragonFlyBSD Digest - 2014-07-30 04:50:49
Rust has been ported to DragonFly by Michael Neumann.  His blog has implementation details, and you can pull from his repo to get a buildable version.  This may be useful, as he notes, for anyone wanting to build Rust on other BSDs....
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Call for Testers: radeondrm(4) updates
Undeadly.org - 2014-07-29 08:18:55
td>p,td>ul,td>blockquote,td>font {margin-left:0.5ex;} a:visited {color:#303030!important;} p {margin-top:1ex;margin-bottom:0;} blockquote>p:first-child {margin-top:0;} blockquote>p:last-child {margin-bottom:0;} blockquote { background-color:#e0e0e0; padding:0.5ex 0.5ex 0.5ex 0.5ex; margin:0 0 0 3ex !important; } p+ul,p>ul {margin:0.5ex 0 0 0;} pre {margin:0;} tt {background-color:#f0f0f0; padding:0px; font-weight:500;} .bqcode { background-color: #ffffff; border:1px solid #999; padding: 0px; padding-left: 1em; } Jonathan Gray (jsg@) posted a call for testers for radeondrm(4) updates: I'm looking for a few people to test some additional radeondrm fixes from the recently released Linux 3.8.13.27: https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/7/25/621 In particular on newer asics with displayport/eDP as I can only test on r100/lvds at the moment. ...
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BSDNow 047: DES Challenge IV
DragonFlyBSD Digest - 2014-07-28 19:04:54
I missed this last week because I was on the road: BSDTalk o47 is up, titled DES Challenge IV, has some followup on recent topics like pf in FreeBSD and the recent OpenBSD hackathon, plus an interview of Dag-Erling Smørgrav....
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BSDTalk 243: Ingo Schwarze
DragonFlyBSD Digest - 2014-07-28 19:04:01
It’s all multimedia day here, as BSDTalk 243 is also out with 16 minutes of conversation with Ingo Schwarze about mandoc.  Mandoc is the man replacement in OpenBSD and built-but-not-yet-used in DragonFly.  ‘man replacement’ is probably an oversimplification....
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g2k14: Andrew Fresh on Programming Perl
Undeadly.org - 2014-07-28 13:28:44
td>p,td>ul,td>blockquote,td>font {margin-left:0.5ex;} a:visited {color:#303030!important;} p {margin-top:1ex;margin-bottom:0;} blockquote>p:first-child {margin-top:0;} blockquote>p:last-child {margin-bottom:0;} blockquote { background-color:#e0e0e0; padding:0.5ex 0.5ex 0.5ex 0.5ex; margin:0 0 0 3ex !important; } p+ul,p>ul {margin:0.5ex 0 0 0;} pre {margin:0;} tt {background-color:#f0f0f0; padding:0px; font-weight:500;} .bqcode { background-color: #ffffff; border:1px solid #999; padding: 0px; padding-left: 1em; } This was my first hackathon so I wasn't really sure what to do. I had some plans to possibly import perl 5.20, but I was hoping to include 5.20.1 which isn't out for at least a month and espie@ says that it is too close to lock. I will continue to push local patches upstream to get everyone using perl on OpenBSD to be using the same improvements that are in our base perl. Read more... ...
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Ingo Schwarze Interviewed on BSDTalk
Undeadly.org - 2014-07-28 13:26:40
td>p,td>ul,td>blockquote,td>font {margin-left:0.5ex;} a:visited {color:#303030!important;} p {margin-top:1ex;margin-bottom:0;} blockquote>p:first-child {margin-top:0;} blockquote>p:last-child {margin-bottom:0;} blockquote { background-color:#e0e0e0; padding:0.5ex 0.5ex 0.5ex 0.5ex; margin:0 0 0 3ex !important; } p+ul,p>ul {margin:0.5ex 0 0 0;} pre {margin:0;} tt {background-color:#f0f0f0; padding:0px; font-weight:500;} .bqcode { background-color: #ffffff; border:1px solid #999; padding: 0px; padding-left: 1em; } The latest episode of BSDTalk involves our very own Ingo Schwarze (schwarze@): bsdtalk243 - mandoc with Ingo Schwarze Interview about mandoc with Ingo Schwarze. The project webpage describes mandoc as "a suite of tools compiling mdoc, the roff macro language of choice for BSD manual pages, and man, the predominant historical language for UNIX manuals." Recorded at BSDCan 2014. ...
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Virtualbox Guest Additions for FreeBSD Guest
Topix.net - 2014-07-28 06:27:05
I had to test something on FreeBSD. I was not sure how the test would turn out. Virtual machines help a lot in this regard....
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bsdtalk243 - mandoc with Ingo Schwarze
BSDTalk - 2014-07-27 21:55:12
Interview about mandoc with Ingo Schwarze.  The project webpage describes mandoc as "a suite of tools compiling mdoc, the roff macro language of choice for BSD manual pages, and man, the predominant historical language for UNIX manuals."Recorded at BSDCan 2014.File Info: 16Min, 8MB.Ogg Link: http://cis01.uma.edu/~wbackman/bsdtalk/bsdtalk243.ogg...
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In Other BSDs for 2014/07/26
DragonFlyBSD Digest - 2014-07-26 14:45:56
Part of this was done while traveling, but still a decent week for links. A BSD-licensed timeout(1). DiscoverBSD roundup for 2014/07/21. NetBSD has a start of a radeon driver. FreeBSD has a Phabricator site, which is getting linked in some commits. The OpenBSD cvsweb was down but appears to be back now. Lua in NetBSD went […]...
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BSDNow Episode 047: DES Challenge IV
Undeadly.org - 2014-07-25 13:11:40
On this week's episode, BSDNow interviews FreeBSD Security Officer Dag-Erling Smørgrav, links back to Undeadly g2k14 hackathon reports, and discusses the week's BSD news and hearsay. [ Video | HD Video | MP3 Audio | OGG Audio | Torrent ] ...
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Minimalist HTTP Daemon Activated in Base
Undeadly.org - 2014-07-24 09:32:18
td>p,td>ul,td>blockquote,td>font {margin-left:0.5ex;} a:visited {color:#303030!important;} p {margin-top:1ex;margin-bottom:0;} blockquote>p:first-child {margin-top:0;} blockquote>p:last-child {margin-bottom:0;} blockquote { background-color:#e0e0e0; padding:0.5ex 0.5ex 0.5ex 0.5ex; margin:0 0 0 3ex !important; } p+ul,p>ul {margin:0.5ex 0 0 0;} pre {margin:0;} tt {background-color:#f0f0f0; padding:0px; font-weight:500;} .bqcode { background-color: #ffffff; border:1px solid #999; padding: 0px; padding-left: 1em; } Reyk Flöter (reyk@) recently committed the rc(8) glue to make his forked-from-relayd http server usable: CVSROOT: /cvs Module name: src Changes by: reyk@cvs.openbsd.org 2014/07/22 11:37:16 Modified files: usr.sbin : Makefile etc : Makefile changelist rc.conf Added files: etc/rc.d : httpd Log message: Enable httpd(8) in the builds to get more testing, feedback and improvements. It is not "finished" but serves static files. ok deraadt@ Read more... ...
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