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    Fascinating, didn't know that. Sounds like a funny but nasty hack.
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    ralphbsz replied to the thread ZFS ZFS Capabilities question.
    I don't know what ZFS does for reading. The standard solution is to watch the queue depth on both drives, and send new IOs to the drive with the lower queue depth. This works great for intense workloads. For light workloads (where the queue depth...
  • gpw928
    In their original paper, Ritchie and Thompson said "As another limiting case, the null file name refers to the current directory." That included the root. I'm not sure how many Unix variants have preserved the original intent. I do recall Dennis...
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    i got my first 4 BSD release on 9-track tape in 1983. Root's csh goes back to at least then. There were a half dozen, or so, accounts installed in /etc/passwd on every BSD system that belonged to the core team. The release tapes were made so...
  • Criosphinx
    I don't know about noto but in my case for japanese characters I installed japanese/font-std/, less than 60mb. Are those symbols Chinese or Korean characters? chinese/font-std/ is inside the chinese ports categroy and there are several fonts in...
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    ralphbsz replied to the thread How to install UTF-8 on FreeBSD.
    The term "all" you used in your question is time dependent. I just looked it up: the most recent update to Unicode happened in 2020 (about a year ago) added 5,930 characters, for a total of 143,859. In addition, the emoji part of the fonts has...
  • R
    OK, time to slow down. In Unix, things have names. Things that are stored in file systems can be files, directories, and a few other things (soft-links, devices, FIFOs, and other crazy tuff). Everything that can be found in a file system has a...
  • fernandel
    i got my first 4 BSD release on 9-track tape in 1983. Root's csh goes back to at least then. There were a half dozen, or so, accounts installed in /etc/passwd on every BSD system that belonged to the core team. The release tapes were made so...
  • R
    Unicode is a moving target, as it adds new characters with some regularity. If you want quick updates to the most up-to-date fonts with glyphs, you're better off with systems that have automatic quick updates and a large staff to do updates, such...
  • gpw928
    i got my first 4 BSD release on 9-track tape in 1983. Root's csh goes back to at least then. There were a half dozen, or so, accounts installed in /etc/passwd on every BSD system that belonged to the core team. The release tapes were made so...
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    scottro replied to the thread How to install UTF-8 on FreeBSD.
    I think you need proper fonts for whatever language you're trying to use. For example, on occasion, I need Japanese. If I just install fcitx-mozc, then try to type Japanese, I'll get characters similar to the ones you just showed. However, if I...
  • R
    Carefully read the error message. It didn't say "What you are asking for is impossible", what it said it: "you are not allowed to do this". That's because the "/" directory already exists, and is owned by root, and you are not allowed to modify...
  • SirDice
    Find out in the source (or its build scripts) where this is actually set. Then you probably need to patch one of the files to set the version.
  • SirDice
    SirDice replied to the thread for loop not working on csh tcsh.
    Maybe not as a one-liner but still very usable interactively. dice@molly:~ % foreach f (`seq 1 10`) foreach? echo $f foreach? end 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
  • sidetone
    sidetone replied to the thread Why do we need d-bus?.
    I hoped they were API related. The more obvious ones were omitted in my psearch command. That's for a reason though.
  • sidetone
    sidetone reacted to Zirias's post in the thread Why do we need d-bus? with Thanks Thanks.
    ELF is the binary format. Yes, that's used on both systems. Just the format doesn't make a FreeBSD library compatible with a Linux binary. The FreeBSD kernel exposes a completely different ABI (syscalls) to Linux processes. Trying to use a...
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    http://www.team.net/mjb/hawg.html
  • chrbr
    chrbr reacted to Zirias's post in the thread Why do we need d-bus? with Like Like.
    I didn't bother to read the whole thread now (sorry for that), just answering the initial question: On a "desktop" machine, there's a need for many components/processes to communicate with each other (window manager and other GUI components...
  • chrbr
    chrbr reacted to ralphbsz's post in the thread Why do we need d-bus? with Thanks Thanks.
    ... and someone mentioned sockets as an alternative to D-Bus. The deep misunderstanding here is that there is a huge difference between Streams/STREAMS, sockets, and D-Bus. Streams/STREAMS (yes, the capitalization matters) is a genius kernel...
  • chrbr
    chrbr reacted to hardworkingnewbie's post in the thread Why do we need d-bus? with Like Like.
    Dbus is there because it solves a real problem: providing a standardized message bus for inter process communication. And it is still relevant until today because nobody bothered since then to make a better tool as well good enough to replace it...
  • chrbr
    chrbr reacted to Tieks's post in the thread Another reason not to use python? with Like Like.
    Right you are. I look at the code before ever using that stuff, the examples from the first link are obviously wrong imo. Something like joy = '\x72\x6f\x74\x31\x33', why not simply joy = 'ROT13'? I'm definitely off with...
  • bagas
    bagas reacted to mtu's post in the thread freebsd 13.0 get ports tree with Thanks Thanks.
    I absolutely agree. My interpretation is that the needs and comfort of the developers was deemed more important than the admin/user perspective.
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    Jose reacted to kpedersen's post in the thread Why do we need d-bus? with Like Like.
    A setuid binary can also check who is logged in and at what terminal. Ultimately it would do it in exactly the same way as the service program connected to the other end of something like dbus / bonobo. Just had a quick flick through these...
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    Jose reacted to kpedersen's post in the thread Why do we need d-bus? with Like Like.
    Same with GNOME. Good memories of: waiting for bonobo activation server ... retrying ... bobobo activation failed bobobo was as pointless as dbus is used today. These are GUI programs written by kids. Not rocket science.
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    Jose reacted to eternal_noob's post in the thread Linux systemd-homed with Like Like.
    I am a pacifist but everytime i read about systemd or Poettering i want to punch things.
  • fernandel
    fernandel replied to the thread claws-mail and aspell.
    I have. I did pkg upgrade -f which passed without problems but I have problem with aspell still.
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    scottro replied to the thread Does FreeBSD Install on Ryzen.
    If you're not familiar with it, (you may have just typoed), DE refers to a desktop environment, xfce being one of the lighter ones, there are many others like Gnome, KDE, and so on. WM refers to window managers, like dwm and openbox. The...
  • fernandel
    fernandel replied to the thread claws-mail and aspell.
    I have everything installed and before I swithed to packages works but after update the system with packages it stopped working.
  • fernandel
    fernandel reacted to Tieks's post in the thread claws-mail and aspell with Thanks Thanks.
    AFAIK enchant doesn't come with language libraries for the backend. You need to install such a library. I don't know which backends the package supports (aspell, hunspell, both?), depending on that take a look at ports like textproc/es-aspell...
  • K
    Out of interest, do you have a source on hand as to why? I have always wondered this myself. That said, csh is fairly tiny so it certainly doesn't harm things staying around. In some ways it is also a good defense against beginners saying: I...
  • bagas
    bagas replied to the thread freebsd 13.0 get ports tree.
    All this is illogical. Why then the admin / custom version of the ports tree was translated to git? Would have done only for the developers of the git. After all, for admins / users in 99% of the case, ports are needed only for installing...
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    kpedersen replied to the thread Why do we need d-bus?.
    A setuid binary can also check who is logged in and at what terminal. Ultimately it would do it in exactly the same way as the service program connected to the other end of something like dbus / bonobo. Just had a quick flick through these...
  • fernandel
    Hi! I am using mail/claws-mail and after switched from ports to packages it doesn't find anymore textproc/it-aspell. textproc/enchant is installe but what I see are just is just en-xx. I didn't have a problem before. Thank you.
  • sidetone
    CTWM Claude's Tab Window Manager (CTWM) across two (different sized) monitors with Athena (Xaw) applications in the foreground. Two additional buttons were added to the window bars: one for closing, and an additional minimize button. Xaw...
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  • vigole
    vigole reacted to Trihexagonal's post in the thread It's all about jokes, funny pics... with Thanks Thanks.
    No, I got that one off the Internet. I have several I've made myself but most are too large to upload.
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    kpedersen replied to the thread Why do we need d-bus?.
    Can all of these not be achieved with a suid-exec helper binary with specific groups for the authorized users? Xfce4 used to do this and it honestly worked better than the sudo fallback and then that Polkit crud that it moved to. It really does...
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    kpedersen replied to the thread Why do we need d-bus?.
    Well I suppose bonobo *is* pointless now we have dbus but mainly I don't feel that there is such a need for peers to communicate. Can you suggest any use-cases? The only ones I can (copy/paste, window automation) is handled by X11's Atom message...
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    kpedersen replied to the thread Why do we need d-bus?.
    Same with GNOME. Good memories of: waiting for bonobo activation server ... retrying ... bobobo activation failed bobobo was as pointless as dbus is used today. These are GUI programs written by kids. Not rocket science.
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    drhowarddrfine replied to the thread Linux systemd-homed.
    mer Yes and I thought someone might misinterpret that.
  • bagas
    Hello. After installing system 13.0, further strange in my opinion. We use portsnap to get the ports tree, then install git. Next, delete the entire ports tree and get a new one with git. And if you add gitup or an analogue to the distribution...
  • sidetone
    sidetone replied to the thread Why do we need d-bus?.
    I thought they used elf on them. Maybe that was for binaries [, perhaps not relating to libraries]. Even if they could, the actual content, aside from the type of file, must be different enough or different versions.
  • sidetone
    sidetone reacted to Zirias's post in the thread Why do we need d-bus? with Like Like.
    Objects doesn't necessarily mean OOP. You might want to count the usage of the word "object" in the C language standard documents. This is just Qt's adapter to easily use d-bus. There's only one d-bus. linux-c7-dbus-libs are also client...
  • vigole
    vigole reacted to drhowarddrfine's post in the thread Another reason not to use python? with Thanks Thanks.
    And now Rust, too.
  • sidetone
    sidetone reacted to drhowarddrfine's post in the thread Linux systemd-homed with Like Like.
    Absolutely! If we needed X we'd get X for ourselves. Saying we need X cause someone else has it is either a popularity contest or envy.
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    drhowarddrfine replied to the thread Linux systemd-homed.
    Absolutely! If we needed X we'd get X for ourselves. Saying we need X cause someone else has it is either a popularity contest or envy.
  • sidetone
    sidetone replied to the thread Why do we need d-bus?.
    I was going to make a point about why there are so many kinds of dbus installs in ports tree. Then, I honestly couldn't make as strong a case as I thought I would, about this particular one. ~ % psearch dbus | grep -vi api | grep -vi interface |...
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    drhowarddrfine replied to the thread Linux systemd-homed.
    Wait. Is that a fix for a fix or a tool for a tool? Or is it a fix for a tool?
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    And now Rust, too.
  • vigole
    vigole replied to the thread Another reason not to use python?.
    This is how they are growing their gigantic libraries, i.e. the main reason behind its popularity. If you want a Cobol (Python) job, you have to learn Cobol (Python). I understand that. There's nothing wrong with learning multiple languages --...
  • vigole
    vigole reacted to mark_j's post in the thread Another reason not to use python? with Thanks Thanks.
    This could possibly go in the scripting topic. According to these folks (jfrog.com) and to quote: https://jfrog.com/blog/malicious-pypi-packages-stealing-credit-cards-injecting-code/ This is an on-going issue with repositories (and has been...
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