Re: sysctl: unknown oid 'kern.random.sys.harvest.interrupt

2013-09-21 Thread RW
On Sat, 21 Sep 2013 11:14:29 +0800 Alastair Hogge wrote: On 2013-09-16 Mon 19:21:39 +0200, Joel Dahl wrote: Hi, Hi, I noticed the following during boot on a machine running HEAD from today: I have noticed this since the recent work to /sys/dev/random Entropy harvesting:sysctl:

Re: claws-mail deadlocking in iconv

2013-10-09 Thread RW
On Wed, 9 Oct 2013 18:34:46 +0200 Fabian Keil wrote: After the iconv import claws-mail started to deadlock in iconv every now and then on my system, which prevented claws-mail from rendering windows or reacting to input. ... and I'm also a bit surprised by the lack of reports from other

Re: May you please add alias for nslookup?

2013-10-12 Thread RW
On Sat, 12 Oct 2013 10:44:56 +0200 Ivan Voras wrote: explaning the user what has happened and optionally invoking host or dig. Actually dig has gone and has been replaced by the unbound utility drill. ___ mailing list

Re: Official FreeBSD Binary Packages now available for pkgng

2013-11-03 Thread RW
On Sat, 02 Nov 2013 12:28:06 + Matthew Seaman wrote: Which is not always true, especially in heavily firewalled environments. I feel no obligation to do anything to encourage people that deliberately break the DNS. They've made their bed, and now they have to lie in it. In other

Re: Ports with daemons on uninstall...

2013-07-15 Thread RW
On Mon, 15 Jul 2013 08:34:05 -0500 Mark Felder wrote: On Sun, Jul 14, 2013, at 14:49, Garrett Wollman wrote: Strongly agreed -- and it's what other operating systems do, either by policy or by convention. As long as this behavior only happens during pkg installs and never with ports,

Re: freebsd-update

2014-01-30 Thread RW
On Thu, 30 Jan 2014 12:07:26 +0100 Lars Engels wrote: FWIW, the performance problems with proxies are limited to HTTP proxies which don't speak HTTP/1.1. Are you sure? I just tried it manually with telnet: ... IIUC the proxy itself supports HTTP/1.1 but not the webserver behind the

Re: Import of DragonFly Mail Agent

2014-02-25 Thread RW
On Mon, 24 Feb 2014 19:24:02 -0500 (EST) Benjamin Kaduk wrote: On Mon, 24 Feb 2014, Lyndon Nerenberg wrote: What would really help is if the ports fetch-recursive-list target could extend to reliably include the distfiles for the runtime dependencies as well. But I'm not even sure

Re: Feature Proposal: Transparent upgrade of crypt() algorithms

2014-03-07 Thread RW
On Fri, 7 Mar 2014 09:13:30 -0500 John Baldwin wrote: I am assuming that an administrator wants the transparent upgrade (which I think is useful) because they are assuming that the hash algorithm is compromised or inferior. I'd expect it to be done well in advance of that to give plenty of

Re: gnash broken

2014-03-16 Thread RW
On Sun, 16 Mar 2014 17:07:32 + (UTC) Thomas Mueller wrote: Maybe build and install wine and download 32-bit Adobe Flash plugin? Wine only runs on i386 but can be run from amd64 using /compat/i386. The Linux Flash plugin still works for me. ___

Re: geli TRIM support

2014-03-21 Thread RW
On Thu, 20 Mar 2014 19:34:04 + Mike C. wrote: I was actually googling about this yesterday and found no more info then the thread you posted. So its seems that nothing was done related to this so far? Which means using trim+geli is problematic. These days SSD devices have static

Re: freebsd-update install failed

2014-10-24 Thread RW
On Fri, 24 Oct 2014 19:23:00 +0200 wrote: Allan Jude wrote on 10/24/2014 18:29: Do you have a src tree installed? Obviously not. It's not at all obvious. caused by it trying to install the update to an empty src tree, so the contrib/tzdata parent directory does not

Re: default pager (csh)

2015-02-19 Thread RW
On Wed, 18 Feb 2015 19:16:59 -0600 Mike Karels wrote: Trivia: the version of more on BSD systems actually is derived from less, not the original version of more. Actually, more is less $ md5 -r `which less ` `which more ` 50404f1beaa4e1261407190a88494b59 /usr/bin/less

Re: default pager (csh)

2015-02-22 Thread RW
On Fri, 20 Feb 2015 14:18:24 +1030 Shane Ambler wrote: On 20/02/2015 01:22, RW wrote: On Wed, 18 Feb 2015 19:16:59 -0600 Mike Karels wrote: Trivia: the version of more on BSD systems actually is derived from less, not the original version of more. Actually, more is less

Re: Depreciate and remove gbde

2015-10-19 Thread RW
On Mon, 19 Oct 2015 06:19:30 +0200 O. Hartmann wrote: > When I looked for FreeBSD's encryption, I stopped by GELI. Because of > it's easy-to-use AND the 'experimental' tag in the handbook! > > For me, I'd like to know what is the benefit/performance of each > technique and a clear preparation

Re: HELP: Howtwo create a passwd-suitable hash for usage with psswd -H 0?

2016-02-18 Thread RW
On Thu, 18 Feb 2016 14:16:24 +0100 O. Hartmann wrote: > Hello out there, > > I run into a problem and digging for a solution didn't work out. > > Problem: I need a string that reflects the hashed password for the > usage with > > passwd -H 0 Did you mean -h? > I think the procedure is using

Re: how to recycle Inact memory more aggressively?

2016-03-13 Thread RW
On Sat, 12 Mar 2016 09:38:35 +0100 Gary Jennejohn wrote: > In the course of the last year or so the behavior of the vm system > has changed in regard to how aggressively Inact memory is recycled. > > My box has 8GB of memory. At the moment I'm copying 100s of gigabytes > from one file system to

Re: Oversight in /etc/defaults/rc.conf

2016-07-12 Thread RW
On Tue, 12 Jul 2016 15:10:43 +0100 Matthew Seaman wrote: > I'm not religious about it being turned off per se. More that it > should have a clearly defined on/off state shown in the defaults. > > I went for 'off' following the general principle that rc.conf items > should mostly be off by

Re: release name

2016-08-05 Thread RW
On Sun, 31 Jul 2016 18:41:20 + (UTC) Kostya Berger wrote: > Could somebody, please, explain this: > Am I right to assume that CURRENT or "head" release number is now > 12.0?For in that case I'll have to reduild the ports in case of > upgrading my system to the current head, right?Because my

Re: A question about updating src & ports

2016-12-29 Thread RW
On Thu, 29 Dec 2016 18:11:38 +0800 blubee blubeeme wrote: > Can I mix portsnap fetch update or should I just continue to use svn > update /usr/ports As a general rule don't mix methods in the same directory. ___ mailing

Re: ntpd as ntpd user question

2018-07-21 Thread RW
On Sat, 21 Jul 2018 11:14:45 -0600 Ian Lepore wrote: > There's a "pre-world" stage of mergemaster (-Fp option I think) which > isn't needed often, but one of the times it is needed is apparently > when new user ids are added.   I wish mergemaster had an option to just add new users and groups,

Re: ntpd as ntpd user question

2018-07-22 Thread RW
On Sat, 21 Jul 2018 12:02:19 -0700 Cy Schubert wrote: >> I wish mergemaster had an option to just add new users and groups, >> rather than merging the files. > What's the difference? It would be automatic, so less hassle and no chance of getting the merge wrong.