1. hishnik

    Solved grep -IL vs ggrep -IL to find binaries

    Hello. I have strange behavior of this commands. GNU grep is able to find binaries with '-IL' option, but BSD grep is not. > ggrep -LI . ./sheepdog-1.0.1-1_amd64.deb ./sheepdog-1.0.1-1_amd64.deb > grep -LI . ./sheepdog-1.0.1-1_amd64.deb > Why?
  2. J

    C strerror_r best practices, POSIX vs GNU

    In many C programs, I have the need to convert an errno into a printable string. Since strerror is not thread-safe and perror only works with stderr, I resort to using strerror_r, see strerror_r. However, there are two different definitions of this function: int strerror_r(int errnum, char...
  3. kuroneko

    GNU/Linux, FreeBSD (and other BSD) and Free Software. Your thoughts?

    So I've been using FreeBSD in the past and didn't have much time to play with it to understand everything. At that time I had no idea what libre(free) software was and now that I looked into it I agree with the idea that we should all have the freedom to run the software for any purpose, study...
  4. K

    Solved Why does FreeBSD source code include a /gnu directory?

    While I was browsing source code of the master FreeBSD repository, I noticed a /gnu directory containing a clone of various tools from the GNU Project (such as gcc, gperf, gdb, binutils ..). This seems little weird since GCC support (and the dependency on GNU toolchain) has been replaced from a...
  5. Rastko

    Greetings Earthlings, I want to give GNUstep a try, but I'm missing I tried to compiled the backbone project which includes the app, but it doesn't compile. I've contacted build maintainer who helped me fixed an obvious problem but it still doesn't compile. The app is available...