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Posted 11 days ago by Justin Sherrill
Here’s some comments from Matthew Dillon on page coloring in DragonFly; a topic that comes up every year for some reason.
Posted 11 days ago by Justin Sherrill
The release candidate for GCC5 (5.1.0) is out, and it’s in DragonFly too.  It’s not yet switched over to run as the default – that’ll require the release.
Posted 12 days ago by Justin Sherrill
Episode 085 of BSDNow has a conversation with Pascal Stumpf about PIE in OpenBSD, along with the usual mix of news.  In the mix is a link to the 1.5.0 release notes for pkg, which affects a number of BSDs, DragonFly included.
Posted 13 days ago by Justin Sherrill
The default compiler in DragonFly is going to change over from GCC 4.7 to GCC 5.x very soon, to match the GCC 5.1 release.  This means that packages built for DragonFly-master won’t be compatible with the old ones.  You will need to reinstall packages when you next ‘pkg install’.  John Marino has an extensive writeup […]
Posted 13 days ago by Justin Sherrill
Francois Tigeot has a new update to the drm/i915 driver for testing.  It matches, feature-wise, what’s in Linux 3.12.  Try it if you’ve got the hardware.  (and dragonfly-master)
Posted 13 days ago by Justin Sherrill
The insulation on the external lines leading here are apparently delicious, if you’re a squirrel.
Posted 15 days ago by Justin Sherrill
I have had trouble with my daily/weekly periodic reports never making it to my GMail account.  Sascha Wildner pointed out to me that periodic.conf has its own answer already: daily_output=”/var/log/daily.log” ... [More] daily_status_security_output=”/var/log/security.log” weekly_output=”/var/log/weekly.log” monthly_output=”/var/log/monthly.log” … and newsyslog is already set to take care of them.  There’s more in the periodic.conf man page.   [Less]
Posted 16 days ago by Justin Sherrill
Without meaning to, I’ve broken into full-on computer nostalgia this week.  Don’t know how it happened, but at least the links are interesting. Tiling by squares.  I hope you like math.  (via) “whatever it is, it’s already over“, which led me to “The planned unplanned outage“. The NMFECC Cray Time-Sharing System (1985) [pdf]  (via) Programming […]
Posted 17 days ago by Justin Sherrill
At the last minute, as usual. Contributing to OpenBSD.  “I spent two days hunting through Xenocara & graphics card driver code Finally found a good workaround: get a wife.”  (via) Invented by OpenBSD. OpenBSD 5.7 highlights. Raspberry Pi 2 support in NetBSD.  (via) AMD Catalyst might be coming to FreeBSD.  Comments are more useful than […]
Posted 17 days ago by Justin Sherrill
There’s been some linking to the updated HAMMER2 design document.  The Reddit link doesn’t have anything specific, but the Hacker News one has some details (including a credit code!) for installing DragonFly on a Vultr VPS.