Re: Out of file descriptors ??

1999-06-26 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Sat, 26 Jun 1999 09:21:59 GMT, Ben Rosengart wrote: I am not fond of the new defaults/rc.conf system. Your objection is far too late, I'm afraid. The change makes staying STABLE and staying CURRENT much easier than it was before and has met with resounding approval, although it took a few

Re: place of logfile for cron (PR 7682) - move it?

1999-06-27 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Sat, 26 Jun 1999 11:57:17 -0400, Mikhail Teterin wrote: I'd, probably, put a symlink from the old location to the new one... That's something you could do on your own machines, but I sincerely hope we _don't_ do that to installworld and future releases. Ciao, Sheldon. To Unsubscribe:

Re: Ports problems

1999-06-27 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Sat, 26 Jun 1999 22:50:31 +0200, FreeBSD mailing lists wrote: Hi, I just wondered if it was a problem with my installation or in general, but is anyone else here having problems with ports being dependant on glib12.2 and ports installing glib12.3 instead? Try mailing [EMAIL PROTECTED] .

Re: HEADS UP! Inetd wrapping OFF by default

1999-06-30 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Wed, 30 Jun 1999 00:41:54 MST, Doug wrote: This is a situation in which we can't make _everyone_ happy. For the particular case you've provided, anyone who upgrades from 2.2 to 3.3 without reading the release notes will get what's coming to him. That's always true, but

Re: HEADS UP! Inetd wrapping OFF by default

1999-06-30 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Wed, 30 Jun 1999 12:07:31 +0200, Sheldon Hearn wrote: Okay, so let's say we've got Joe Bloggs upgrading from 2.2.8 to 3.3 . He doesn't read the release notes, so he doesn't notice that inetd now wraps by default. The impact on him is: Damnit! I forgot the most important part of my

Re: cvs commit: src/sys/i386/linux linux_misc.c

1999-07-06 Thread Sheldon Hearn
I think you folks are in for a big surprise if you think that the proposed rtfm(1) tool will save you any heartache. Most of the times that people come to you for help, it's because they lack one or more of the time and inclination to help themselves. The proposed tool's inappropriate name

HEADS UP: Inetd wrapping option syntax changed

1999-07-09 Thread Sheldon Hearn
Hi folks, About a week ago, we made inetd's TCP Wrapper support a command-line option instead of a compile-time option. While this was met with unanimous approval, a number of people objected to the limited -w option. I've just committed a change that allows wrapping for each of internal and

Re: panic: zone: entry in free

1999-07-15 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Thu, 15 Jul 1999 21:18:03 +0100, Dominic Mitchell wrote: This of course begs the question, under what circumstances *should* one use INVARIANTS? This has been explained to me before as "when you have the time and inclination to look into any problems that this might cause or highlight."

Re: inetd looping (from cvs-all)

1999-07-23 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Fri, 23 Jul 1999 14:33:43 -0400, "John W. DeBoskey" wrote: PID USERNAME PRI NICE SIZERES STATETIME WCPUCPU COMMAND 198 root 105 0 908K 584K RUN141.8H 95.70% 95.70% inetd [...] There are NO messages in /var/log/messages. The -l option doesn't seem

Re: PR 12634

1999-07-25 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Sat, 24 Jul 1999 18:47:37 +0200, Nick Hibma wrote: PR 12634 mentions the increase of MAXSYMLINKS (src/sys/sys/param.h) to 64. There has to be a limit. Like so many limits, it has to increase as more and more people bump up against it, provided: 1) They're not bumping up against

Re: FreeBSD-current and Netscape Java

1999-07-25 Thread Sheldon Hearn
[Hijacked from the freebsd-current mailing list] On Sat, 24 Jul 1999 19:46:52 -0400, Bill Pechter wrote: Are there any tricks to getting Java in Netscape running with FreeBSD --current. Just because CURRENT is the platform you use when you encounter a problem, doesn't mean that the

Re: whereis broken?

1999-07-25 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Sun, 25 Jul 1999 14:12:53 -0400, Dan Moschuk wrote: whereis anything yields.. Warning: couldn't stat file /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.00502/man! Staleness. Unfortunately, the whereis(1) manpage doesn't tell you to look at the manpath(1) manpage. Do so now and you'll see that you should

Re: whereis broken?

1999-07-25 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Sun, 25 Jul 1999 20:12:46 +0200, Sheldon Hearn wrote: Warning: couldn't stat file /usr/local/lib/perl5/5.00502/man! Staleness. It's been pointed out to me in private mail that current's manpath.config is broken. If nobody's looked at it by tomorrow, I'll do so then. Ciao, Sheldon

Re: whereis broken?

1999-07-25 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Sun, 25 Jul 1999 21:33:55 +0200, Mark Murray wrote: It's been pointed out to me in private mail that current's manpath.config is broken. Fixed. Hi Dan, You'll need rev 1.11 of src/gnu/usr.bin/man/manpath/manpath.config, but you should be able to get away with commenting out those

Re: whereis broken?

1999-07-26 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Mon, 26 Jul 1999 18:48:15 +0200, Jeroen Ruigrok/Asmodai wrote: I got /usr/local ref's in my /etc/manpath.config, the MANDATORY_MANPATHs, using man, whatis, whereis or other utilities that reference manpath.config I got no problem whatsoever. This is -CURRENT from last night. You have

Re: it's time...

1999-08-13 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Fri, 13 Aug 1999 09:48:47 EST, "Matt Crawford" wrote: load kernel load -t splash_image_data daemon_640.bmp load vesa load splash_bmp boot Why boot and not autoboot? Ciao, Sheldon. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the

Re: ccd bugs (was: Kernel hacker tasks seek interested hackers)

1999-08-18 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Wed, 18 Aug 1999 08:39:35 +0930, Greg Lehey wrote: Why did you take this one? Because I thought it was a simple problem with dd. :-) Ciao, Sheldon. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: ccd bugs (was: Kernel hacker tasks seek interested hackers)

1999-08-18 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Wed, 18 Aug 1999 09:19:20 -0400, "Mark J. Taylor" wrote: There is a long as a parameter to ccdbuffer that needs to be a u_long. Otherwise, you'll get panics (can't remember where). Basically, bcount needs to be a u_long in all cases. Que? Are you sure? That means you want to change

Re: HEADS UP: devtoname

1999-08-18 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Wed, 18 Aug 1999 08:46:09 -0400, Bill Fumerola wrote: As a result of a discussion between myself, Bruce Evans, and Poul-Henning Kemp, there now exists a kernel function: char *devtoname (dev_t dev) Cool. This can be used to sort out the obscure message you get when you attempt a

REQ: Test /etc/rc clean-up

1999-08-20 Thread Sheldon Hearn
Hi folks, I have a diff for src/etc/rc that I'd like to have had used on a few machines before I commit it. I'm pretty sure I haven't made any mistakes with my changes, but you can never be too careful, right? The diff homogenizes the manner in which variables are tested and is more careful

Re: REQ: Test /etc/rc clean-up

1999-08-22 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Fri, 20 Aug 1999 11:59:05 MST, Doug wrote: However I'd REALLY like to emphasize again that if we're going to do this the proper fix is to use case wherever possible. I have offered several times to do the work if it has a chance of being committed, that offer is still good. Hi Doug,

Re: REQ: Test /etc/rc clean-up

1999-08-23 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Sat, 21 Aug 1999 16:59:38 MST, "Jordan K. Hubbard" wrote: http://www.freebsd.org/~jkh/etc.diffs.fix-it-right Which I've sent to Sheldon for review but haven't heard anything back from him yet. Universal Week-end Time. :-P Ciao, Sheldon. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL

Re: Weird differences in rc5 behavior on -current vs. -stable

1999-08-23 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Sat, 21 Aug 1999 19:11:33 MST, Doug wrote: I have a 3.2-Stable and a 4.0-Current system at home, both running rc5des. On both systems I set the priority in the rc5 options menu to '0', indicating lowest possible priority. On the -Stable system it's running at nice level '0', but

Re: Weird differences in rc5 behavior on -current vs. -stable

1999-08-23 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Mon, 23 Aug 1999 10:47:05 MST, Doug wrote: How does that PR explain why rc5des with the same ini file is running at nice 20 on -current, seemingly without idprio and running at nice 0 on -stable, seemingly with it? Um, different nice levels. I didn't see that. Trigger happy. :-(

Re: start xdm on a particular vty

1999-09-03 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Fri, 03 Sep 1999 10:41:12 -0400, Luoqi Chen wrote: There have been discussions about the xdm entry /etc/ttys does not guarantee the X server being started on the particular vty. So I wrote a shell script to explicitly tell xdm to start X server on a specific vty. It's been working

Re: Sound card problems with -current.

1999-09-03 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Fri, 03 Sep 1999 11:27:55 -0400, "Arthur H. Johnson II" wrote: Well, I got rid of the old Voxware drivers and went with the pnp drivers and still nothing. Here is the dmesg: What does "still nothing" mean? I can't see anything in your e-mail message which indicates what you're doing to

Re: start xdm on a particular vty

1999-09-05 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Fri, 03 Sep 1999 14:03:11 -0400, Luoqi Chen wrote: Do you know the appropriate channel to contact the XFree86 folks? In the mean while, I can take Sheldon's advice, submit it to our XFree86 port. By the way, I've just thought of something you should consider. I think there's still a

Re: i386/isa/pnp.h is absent!

1999-09-05 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Fri, 03 Sep 1999 17:03:24 GMT, FreeBSD mailing list wrote: # The xl NIC controller also requires inclusion of the miibus # controller. would clear this issue up for a lotta people. You may as well not introduce confusion on another issue, though; the xl driver provides a device, not a

Re: sb16 not found with newpcm

1999-09-08 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Wed, 08 Sep 1999 16:53:37 +0300, Maxim Sobolev wrote: Why you can't be happy with "device pcm0 at isa? port 0x220 irq 5 drq 1 flags 0x15" if it works? I think Adam's just trying to make sure that he hasn't done something silly which is preventing him from using a more graceful

HEADS UP: Style changes in /etc/* scripts

1999-09-13 Thread Sheldon Hearn
Hi folks, Please be aware that some large deltas have been applied to most of the scripts in src/etc . While the submitter of the changes (Doug Barton), David O'Brien, some others and I have done our best to test these changes, there may be problems. The changes were discussed on the

Re: optional 'make release' speed-up patch

1999-09-14 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Mon, 13 Sep 1999 20:43:11 +0200, Oliver Fromme wrote: Makefile.inc1 . /usr/src/release/Makefile (This thread is about "make release", or did I misunderstand the subject line?) Haha! Thanks! No wonder I haven't been understanding this thread. :-) *blush* Ciao, Sheldon. To

Re: Make World Broken?

1999-09-23 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Wed, 22 Sep 1999 23:52:54 MST, Thomas Dean wrote: cvsup this evening. make world failed. /usr/src/crypto does not exist. Nope, no problem (well, apart from a few momentarily pending repo-copies which are resolved now). A lot of stuff moved from secure to crypto, so mebbe check which

Re: gcc optimizer in -current system ...

1999-09-23 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Thu, 23 Sep 1999 08:00:50 -0300, The Hermit Hacker wrote: just curious, but what is the max setting that can be used to compile the kernel? -O Ciao, Sheldon. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: gcc optimizer in -current system ...

1999-09-23 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Thu, 23 Sep 1999 08:23:09 -0300, The Hermit Hacker wrote: well, I just did -O3 -mpentium, and it both compiled cleanly, and appears to be running okay, so is -O the max that makes a difference, or...? Or... Try build world with that kernel running. :-) Ciao, Sheldon. To Unsubscribe:

Re: gcc optimizer in -current system ...

1999-09-23 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Thu, 23 Sep 1999 13:24:50 +0200, Sheldon Hearn wrote: well, I just did -O3 -mpentium, and it both compiled cleanly, and appears Try build world with that kernel running. :-) I should have mentioned that I'm speaking from fairly stale experience. I got bitten by this last year

Re: make world, attempt 5

1999-09-26 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Sun, 26 Sep 1999 09:00:50 +0930, Greg Lehey wrote: I've been trying for the last 24 hours solid to make a new world. The latest problem is: :-( /src/PANIC/src/lib/libwrap/../../contrib/tcp_wrappers/hosts_access.c:245: syntax error before `' Hi Greg, I was the last person to touch

Re: my repository is broken

1999-09-30 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Wed, 29 Sep 1999 14:20:25 GMT, Bob Bishop wrote: === usr.sbin/lpr/filters.ru === usr.sbin/lpr/filters.ru/koi2alt make: don't know how to make koi2alt.c. Stop Looks like you haven't updated in a while. Apparently because... moved to koi2alt ...never made it

Re: Issues with xl0

1999-10-04 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Sun, 03 Oct 1999 08:09:49 -0300, Bryan Bursey wrote: Can anyone tell me if there are known issues with the xl0 driver in 4.0, or if it has been superceded by another driver which works with 3Com 3C900B. That's a pretty broad question. I know that lots of people use the xl0 driver in

Re: 4.0-CURRENT from 3.2-RELEASE

1999-10-05 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Tue, 05 Oct 1999 09:39:05 -0400, "Bill A. K." wrote: I'm trying to upgrade my system from 3.2-RELEASE to 4.0-CURRENT You're venturing into some virgin territory, but some old advice in the FreeBSD Handbook still applies -- if you intend to run CURRENT, subscribe to the freebsd-current

Re: modules: how to use?

1999-10-07 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Thu, 07 Oct 1999 03:00:52 -0300, The Hermit Hacker wrote: checked the kld man page, and nothing in there appears to be appropriate... You should have checked the SEE ALSO secion of the manpage (I wonder whether Ruslan Ermilov is reading?) *grin* SEE ALSO kldfind(2),

Re: shell script trouble

1999-10-07 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Thu, 07 Oct 1999 17:09:16 +0200, Pascal Hofstee wrote: Is there anybody here that happens to know why these previously perfectly working shell-scripts all of a sudden are broken now ? You'll greatly increase the chances of getting a useful answer if you show us _how_ they're breaking.

Timeframe on XFree86 signal fix

1999-10-15 Thread Sheldon Hearn
Hi folks, A sequence of silly mistakes and circumstances have conspired against me to make it impossible for me to run XFree86. I understand that the XFree86 build is broken in the face of recent signal-related changes. I want to know how long I can expect to wait for XFree86 to build on

Re: signal.h still broken?

1999-10-15 Thread Sheldon Hearn
Yech, malformed patch. This one applies. :-) Thanks, Marcel. Ciao, Sheldon. Index: signal.h === RCS file: /home/ncvs/src/sys/sys/signal.h,v retrieving revision 1.21 diff -u -d -r1.21 signal.h --- signal.h1999/10/12 13:58:15

Re: Is it just me or is sys/signal.h just completely screwed up now?

1999-10-18 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Mon, 18 Oct 1999 01:52:57 MST, "Jordan K. Hubbard" wrote: See the mails from October 15th, esp. the ones from Marcel Moolenaar and Sheldon Hearn. I did, but they don't fix the XFree86 3.3.5 build problem. Hmmm, that's odd, because the patch Marcel sent me was later

Re: lsof broken

1999-10-25 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Sun, 24 Oct 1999 23:32:42 -0400, Chuck Robey wrote: It's broken trying to work with the name cache, and dies because it can't find the name NCACHE. Where is this guy? I use the following patch to patches/patch-aa for CURRENT. I've no idea what this does to STABLE. Ciao, Sheldon.

Re: make buildworld problem...

1999-11-01 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Fri, 29 Oct 1999 08:46:29 -0400, "Chris D. Faulhaber" wrote: As an interim hack, would the following patch, which verifies kern.osreldate = 400011, suffice? I'd be in favour of this if all the changes were associated with comments containing ``XXX required for sigset_t migration''.

Re: egcs -O breaks ping.c:in_cksum()

1999-11-15 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Mon, 15 Nov 1999 17:48:31 +0100, Pierre Beyssac wrote: I've discovered the following problem, either due to egcs or the source code for in_cksum in ping, I'm not sure. Alas, you're not in virgin territory, Columbus. :-) See PR 13292. Ciao, Sheldon. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL

Re: egcs -O breaks ping.c:in_cksum()

1999-11-15 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Mon, 15 Nov 1999 18:01:45 +0100, Pierre Beyssac wrote: Maybe I can at least commit the addition of "volatile" to the source code. That will work around that particular bug until egcs is fixed... FWIW, the newly committed gcc-2.95.2 doesn't "fix" the problem. Ciao, Sheldon. To

Re: egcs -O breaks ping.c:in_cksum()

1999-11-16 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Tue, 16 Nov 1999 09:45:36 +0100, Pierre Beyssac wrote: - volatile u_short answer = 0; + union { + u_int16_t us; + u_int8_t uc[2]; + } answer; Uh, which one(s) do you mean exactly? The 4-space indented union (I just followed style(9)) The word ``union''

Re: PATCH for testing

1999-11-16 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Tue, 16 Nov 1999 07:19:52 +0100, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote: Why don't we get rid of the 'e' option to ps while we are at it considering how much of a security hole it is. Hmm, well, I like to have it around for root at least... Exactly. In a perfect world, the -e option will

Re: ps -e

1999-11-16 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Mon, 15 Nov 1999 16:27:12 PST, Matthew Dillon wrote: I shudder to think that people might actually start depending on this non-feature. Your shuddering comes too late. :-) Ciao, Sheldon. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the

Re: gcc 2.95.2

1999-11-16 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Mon, 15 Nov 1999 13:22:23 PST, Manfred Antar wrote: I did the same and everything works. But XFree86 from the ports collection will not build. That's not a very useful description of the problem. :-) Did you answer "YES" or "NO" to the following question? Do you want to compile

Re: gcc 2.95.2

1999-11-16 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Mon, 15 Nov 1999 13:22:23 PST, Manfred Antar wrote: I did the same and everything works. But XFree86 from the ports collection will not build. By the way, I just tested the build using gcc-2.95.2 both with and without the threads support. So you really are going to need to provide more

Re: gcc 2.95.2

1999-11-16 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Tue, 16 Nov 1999 06:46:12 PST, Manfred Antar wrote: Did it build for you ? Yes. Ciao, Sheldon. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of the message

Re: gcc 2.95.2

1999-11-16 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Tue, 16 Nov 1999 20:15:17 PST, "Rodney W. Grimes" wrote: Something weird is going on... I can confirm Manfred's claim, I also just build XFree86 just before the compiler change. I'm certainly not going to cvs update right now... :-) Gentlemen, would you please use the right terminology

Re: gdb trouble in 4.0-current

1999-11-22 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Sat, 20 Nov 1999 20:24:47 EST, Wes Morgan wrote: (gdb) r Starting program: /usr/home/by-tor/mms-0.90/./mms warning: find_solib: Can't read pathname for load map: Bad address Segmentation fault (core dumped) You're not alone. The work-around is to compile with --static. Ciao,

Re: minor bug in ee?

1999-12-02 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Thu, 02 Dec 1999 00:54:11 CST, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I recently noticed that ^v (the scroll down a page command in ee) must be entered twice to scroll down once (i.e. if you hit ^v once it won't do anything, you must hit it again) on a 4.0-CURRENT system. Sounds like ncurses takes

Re: questions about the state of current

2002-10-29 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On (2002/10/29 13:06), Matthew Dillon wrote: :Most of the speed difference is WITNESS, INVARIANTS, and other :debugging code that's turned on by default in the config files :for -current. You can turn most of it off. That said, -current :is slower than -stable in a number of places, so

Re: [PATCH] note the __sF change in src/UPDATING

2002-11-09 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On (2002/11/08 18:13), Daniel Eischen wrote: The problem is that you cannot have 4.x packages and 5.x packages co-mingled on the same system. that's what I'm trying to fix. You'd have to rebuild the 4.x packages before they are fixed. I don't think this is a show-stopper. Just

Re: Samba on -current

2002-11-12 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On (2002/11/12 08:55), Jason Vervlied wrote: I am having problems with a Samba share on my -current box, I just installed from 20021103-SNAP. I did recompile my kernel with the following options. I'll bet your problem as nothing to do with Samba. What you have is a problem with smbfs. Here

Re: perl5.6.1 wrapper

2002-11-12 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On (2002/11/12 22:17), Doug Barton wrote: In case another vote is needed, I've always been opposed to the wrapper. tobez and I put some work into getting the use.perl script in the port to DTRT shortly after the demise of base perl, and I'm still willing to help fine tune it if needed. I

Re: sleep(1) behavior

2002-11-13 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On (2002/11/12 16:37), Nate Lawson wrote: I've found an interesting contradiction and was wondering what behavior sleep should have. It checks for a command line flag with getopt(3) and exits with usage() if it finds one. However, it then checks for a '-' or '+' sign. If negative, it

Re: sleep(1) behavior

2002-11-13 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On (2002/11/13 15:06), Dag-Erling Smorgrav wrote: I think it's pretty clear that negative time arguments to sleep(1) are not portable. I have, somewhere in my big bag of tricks, an unfinished patch which would allow us to implement negative sleep times by directing the PSU to emit

Re: /dev/acd*t* no longer available in -current?

2002-11-15 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On (2002/11/14 19:27), Soeren Schmidt wrote: - insecure permissions. Among other holes, these allowed the world to erase cd-rw's. Use rc.devfs for that as it was intended. Don't you think it makes more sense for the kernel to start off with more restrictive permissions, and have the

Re: /dev/acd*t* no longer available in -current?

2002-11-15 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On (2002/11/15 09:48), Soeren Schmidt wrote: Don't you think it makes more sense for the kernel to start off with more restrictive permissions, and have the administrator determine whether more restrictive permissions are appropriate? Actually no I dont. The security aware admin will

Re: /dev/acd*t* no longer available in -current?

2002-11-15 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On (2002/11/15 14:45), Vallo Kallaste wrote: Yes. For what it's worth, I think that system should be airtight out of the box and the consequences for average desktop user (as I am) clearly documented in handbook. Users who will not read the fine documentation fully deserve the pain. Well, in

Re: cbb0: unsupported card type and reboot

2002-11-20 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On (2002/11/20 11:00), Chris Howells wrote: I'd love to... sadly I do not know how to. I've only been messing around with FreeBSD for around a week (though I'm experienced with Linux, but getting bored of it) and am trying 5.0 because 4.7 locks up when I try to access my PC Card (maybe

Re: The great perl script rewrite - progress report

2002-12-02 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On (2002/12/01 19:36), Kris Kennaway wrote: /usr/bin/mmroff /usr/bin/afmtodit /usr/sbin/adduser /usr/sbin/rmuser These must be converted before 5.0-R. Unless we make installation of the perl package happen automatically as part of sysinstall. I spent an hour looking at

Re: world broken at libkvm

2003-01-13 Thread Sheldon Hearn
Make sure you have rev 1.289 of sys/sys/proc.h, which is expected to fix the problem you're reporting. Ciao, Sheldon. - Original Message - Date: Sun, 12 Jan 2003 18:14:51 -0800 From: walt [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: world broken at libkvm cc -O -pipe

Re: no openssh after build

2000-03-07 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Mon, 06 Mar 2000 16:38:44 PST, R Joseph Wright wrote: I just built a new world today and openssh does not appear to be installed. I have the directories /etc/ssh and /etc/ssl but they are empty. There is no /usr/bin/ssh. Last night's ``make world'' scored me a /usr/bin/ssh, but an

Re: ssh strangeness in -current...

2000-03-07 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Mon, 06 Mar 2000 13:32:00 MST, Warner Losh wrote: : This sounds bad. Are you referring to the -o syntax differences, or : actual incompatabilities? I'm talking about the -o syntax difference specifically. How does the following sound? What about the off-by-one hostkey length problem?

Re: no openssh after build

2000-03-07 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Tue, 07 Mar 2000 12:47:45 +0100, Anders Andersson wrote: On Tis, Mar 07, 2000 at 11:09:12am +0200, Sheldon Hearn wrote: Last night's ``make world'' scored me a /usr/bin/ssh, but an empty /etc/ssh . I'm curious to know how /etc/ssh will be populated, since mergemaster won't pick up

Re: Getty/Init weirdness

2000-03-07 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Mon, 06 Mar 2000 21:35:31 PST, Christopher Nielsen wrote: After booting, starting all services, and getting to the point where init usually spawns the getty processes on ttyv[0-7], I get no login prompts and no virtual terminal sessions. You should probably show us your /etc/ttys, not

Re: no openssh after build

2000-03-09 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Wed, 08 Mar 2000 09:56:56 PST, Doug Barton wrote: mm only knows about what's in /usr/src/etc/Makefile. ssh_config and sshd_config are in there, so if you run mm and you have those bits in your tree it'll install them. Looks like mergemaster is much cleverer than I thought. Being

tunefs -p doesn't work for read-write mounts

2000-03-03 Thread Sheldon Hearn
Hi folks, Shouldn't I be able to show the current tuneables for a given filesystem? # tunefs -p /usr tunefs: cannot work on read-write mounted file system This is on a recent CURRENT. Ciao, Sheldon. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the

Re: Patch for usr.sbin/ntp/... (adds pcfclock)

2000-03-03 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Sun, 27 Feb 2000 17:21:21 +0100, Alexander Leidinger wrote: attached is a patch for usr.sbin/ntp/config.h and usr.sbin/ntp/ntpd/Makefile. It adds reflock_pcf to the compiled in drivers (current has support in the kernel for it). I think we should hold off on this until Sascha has fixed

Re: diskprep beta -- comments wanted.

2000-03-03 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Fri, 03 Mar 2000 16:45:36 MST, Warner Losh wrote: Please let me know how this works. I'd like to see this in FreeBSD in the fullness of time. It will be a useful tool and end a lot of the frustration I've seen in connection with the setting up of disks. As an aside, 4.0-RELEASE's

Re: Also... /etc/periodic/daily/200.backup-passwd and MD5 (fwd)

2000-03-15 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Tue, 14 Mar 2000 11:27:34 CST, Visigoth wrote: Did anybody get a chance to look at this and decide that it wasn't the case or was? I was suprised because I didn't hear _anything_ and am wondering if I was doing something wrong... Sorry, I read your original post, but somehow a

Re: MAX_UID ?

2000-03-13 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Mon, 13 Mar 2000 02:13:30 GMT, Paul Richards wrote: I guess my next question is, are there any objections to #define UID_MAX ((uid_t)0-1) If you decide to go the static macro definition (instead of Bruce's maxof() / minof() idea), please consider using UID_T_{MAX,MIN} or, even better,

Re: Also... /etc/periodic/daily/200.backup-passwd and MD5 (fwd)

2000-03-15 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Wed, 15 Mar 2000 10:11:06 CST, Visigoth wrote: Thanks for the security tips ;) here are 2 lines which (note to the kiddies) have been removed from my server already. Thanks for taking the time. I tested these over here and the passwords are not disclosed by 200.backup-passwd. So

questions asked in CURRENT, answered in UPDATING

2000-03-27 Thread Sheldon Hearn
Hi Warner, I notice you often copy back to the list your "see UPDATING" replies to "current breakage" questions. I'd like to propose that everyone confine such answers to private mail. There are two advantages to doing it that way: 1) Folks who _do_ read UPDATING aren't further inconvenienced

Re: questions asked in CURRENT, answered in UPDATING

2000-03-27 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Mon, 27 Mar 2000 11:22:42 MST, Warner Losh wrote: It also tends to self regulate the UPDATING usage. As usage falls, more messages are likely to appear on the list, to which the see updating replies happen, which causes usage to rise again. Two good arguments. Idea sumamrily

Re: DDB and dumping disk

2000-03-28 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Mon, 27 Mar 2000 14:50:12 +0200, Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven wrote: I wasn't complaining, on the contrary! I was happily surprised it was way faster than the SCSI dump. =) So now the only question is whether our existing bootstrapping infrastructure already has some way to use your

Re: DDB and dumping disk

2000-03-28 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Tue, 28 Mar 2000 13:02:06 +0200, Jeroen Ruigrok van der Werven wrote: I can then dump when typing: db panic Damnit. So I've just committed bogus advice in dumpon(8). :-( Ciao, Sheldon. To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with "unsubscribe freebsd-current" in the body of

Re: DDB and dumping disk

2000-03-28 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Tue, 28 Mar 2000 22:51:54 +1000, Bruce Evans wrote: I think savecore will find the dump provided dumplo is consistently initialized, so the only problem with starting dumps at the start of the device is that this will clobber the label if the device contains the label. Given that the

Re: periodic daily output (passwd diffs)

2000-03-29 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Tue, 28 Mar 2000 19:48:13 EST, Garance A Drosihn wrote: my guess is that's easier said than done, but still it would be nice if it WERE done... :-) I don't think it's that difficult, and I like your idea. I'll have a look at the sed/awk magic. Ciao, Sheldon. To Unsubscribe: send mail

Re: FreeBSD random I/O performance issues

2000-04-03 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Sat, 01 Apr 2000 17:03:24 PST, Matthew Dillon wrote: I've committed it into -current and will MFC it into -stable in a week if there aren't any problems. I do not intend to MFC it into 3.x. Hi Matt, I'd like to suggest that a week is not enough. Given that we seem to be

Re: Perl 5.6.0?

2000-04-03 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Mon, 03 Apr 2000 10:52:13 +0100, Nick Hibma wrote: Are there actually any good reasons why we _should_ upgrade in the first place? Security fixes, added functionality we require, etc. The perl we have is stable and the problems it has are well known, which is good enough in 99% of the

Re: Perl 5.6.0?

2000-04-03 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Sun, 02 Apr 2000 17:56:22 -0400, Chuck Robey wrote: Hmm. What with the nightmarish build structure of perl, I'm sure that reading this is just going to wreck Mark's day. I doubt it. Not for a while, anyway. Mark and I chatted about the state of the mailing lists over drinks last

Re: Perl 5.6.0?

2000-04-07 Thread Sheldon Hearn
We want to update our system perl5. It'll take some work. If you want to do the work, your patches will be greatly appreciated by our perl5 maintainer, Mark Murray [EMAIL PROTECTED]. Since nobody here has offered to do any _work_ on incorporating perl 5.6.0 into FreeBSD 5.0-CURRENT, please

Re: asm_pci.h,v Holy cow!

2000-04-25 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Mon, 24 Apr 2000 13:52:20 MST, Matthew Jacob wrote: But this isn't the point. The point is to cause less cvsup turbulence for all and sundry. I think I can do enough of this by just splitting the file apart to keep everyone happy. Or happy enough. If that's the _only_ point, then

Re: db 1.85 -- 2.x or 3.x?

2000-05-02 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Tue, 02 May 2000 17:14:31 +0200, Brad Knowles wrote: Sleepycats license is not FreeBSD compatible :-/ I don't understand. Reading http://www.sleepycat.com/license.net, it seems to me that FreeBSD meets all the necessary requirements. Can someone who understands the details

Re: Small MAKEDEV bug

2000-05-09 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Mon, 08 May 2000 18:56:03 -0400, "Jeroen C. van Gelderen" wrote: Now it's a question of "the UNIX way" vs. convenience/userfriendlyness :-) I don't agree. I think this is an issue of avoiding changes that unnecessarily astonish existing users. If you can find ways to improve MAKEDEV

Re: Small MAKEDEV bug

2000-05-09 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Tue, 09 May 2000 10:26:05 +0200, Sheldon Hearn wrote: I don't agree. I think this is an issue of avoiding changes that unnecessarily astonish existing users. If you can find ways to improve MAKEDEV that don't inconvenience those already familiar with it, great. If your improvements

Re: MAKEDEV warning with sysinstall ?

2000-05-09 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Mon, 08 May 2000 15:41:55 EST, Erik de Zeeuw wrote: I ran MAKEDEV all, but the message still appear. The messages I found about this on the archives says to do a 'ls -l /dev | grep ^b', and to remake all devices listed, but there's no device listed when I'm doing the 'ls -l /dev | grep

Re: rc.d startup scripts

2000-05-09 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Mon, 08 May 2000 23:53:16 MST, Doug Barton wrote: Eivind Eklund made a prototype some time back which addressed this issue - you'd do well to take a look at that one first before reinventing the wheel :) Point well taken. If anyone has references to this work, or an easy

Re: One more question (different now)

2000-05-11 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Thu, 11 May 2000 03:58:57 +0200, Bernd Luevelsmeyer wrote: The Standard itself is a book and can be bought as such in bookstores. Can you give us details? Do I just hunt Amazon.com for "C99", or does it have a proper title? I need this one. Thanks, Sheldon. To Unsubscribe: send mail

Re: Motif is now Open Source 8)

2000-05-16 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Mon, 15 May 2000 23:08:23 -0400, Donn Miller wrote: Check it out at: http://www.opengroup.org/openmotif/ Yes, that is great news! I tried compiling it, but I had trouble with lib/Xm/Scale.c. It wanted to include langinfo.h, which FreeBSD doesn't have. I've integrated NetBSD's

Re: modules

2000-05-17 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Wed, 17 May 2000 18:41:29 +0100, Brian Somers wrote: 1. To update things, I was under the impression that ``make buildworld buildkernel'' then ``make installworld installkernel'' was the idea. This doesn't build modules, but building from sys/compile/whatever builds another

Re: error making world: stage 1

2000-05-20 Thread Sheldon Hearn
On Fri, 19 May 2000 13:28:21 MST, Brooks Davis wrote: I am trying to upgrade from 3.2 Release to -current but the build fails in the bootstrap stage. You can't do that in one step. You need to upgrade to 3.4-STABLE first. Then follow the instructions in /usr/src/UPDATING to upgrade to

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