Re: Usage of .note.openbsd.ident

2021-05-27 Thread George Brown
Thank you for the reply, I was just curious. On Thu, 27 May 2021 at 04:21, Philip Guenther wrote: > > On Fri, May 21, 2021 at 5:28 AM George Brown <321.geo...@gmail.com> wrote: >> >> It seems this ELF note was used for the now dead compat_linux feature. >> Asid

Usage of .note.openbsd.ident

2021-05-21 Thread George Brown
It seems this ELF note was used for the now dead compat_linux feature. Aside from compat systems in other operating systems that may wish to identify OpenBSD binaries does this note have any other active uses?

Continuation of stopped process in tmux

2018-10-30 Thread George Brown
It appears in handling SIGCHLD if the child is stopped due to SIGTSTP or SIGSTOP then it is continued. Indeed screen appears to do the same. Could someone kindly explain to me why this is done? I ask as dvtm (another terminal multiplexer) hits an issue on MacOS where what would be called "panes"

Re: log up or down interface end change physical address

2017-09-21 Thread George Brown
There's ifstated - http://man.openbsd.org/ifstated On 21 September 2017 at 14:29, Krzysztof Strzeszewski wrote: > Hi, > > How to log up or down (connect or not connect cable) interface end change > physical address on OpenBSD? > > > -- > Regards, >

Re: ping -R causes panic

2017-09-20 Thread George Brown
I can reproduce this after updating to the Sept 18th snapshot, I did not observe this on my Aug 20 snapshot install if that aids in narrowing down when this was introduced. I suspect reporting this to bugs rather than misc may be a better course of action. https://www.openbsd.org/report.html On

Re: Query regarding exec in mandocdb.c

2017-08-26 Thread George Brown
Thank you for the replies Ingo and the diffs! George Brown On 26 August 2017 at 17:04, Ingo Schwarze <schwa...@usta.de> wrote: > Hi George, > > George Brown wrote on Thu, Aug 24, 2017 at 02:01:05PM +0100: > >> In mandocdb.c it appears cmp(1) and rm(1) are execut

Query regarding exec in mandocdb.c

2017-08-24 Thread George Brown
In mandocdb.c it appears cmp(1) and rm(1) are executed in a child process. It seems that if the logic from these programs were duplicated the pledge in mandocdb.c could be further restricted and even not bother with forking. Would such a change be pointless churn however? Both cmp(1) and rm(1)