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  1. Nice! And since Amazon sells things, its main...

    Nice! And since Amazon sells things, its main source of income hopefully isn't personal information.
  2. TeamBlockFox, One of the underpinning...

    TeamBlockFox,
    One of the underpinning assumptions in soft updates is that writes reach the disk in order. That way fsck can check for very specific patterns when repairing a file system. But this...
  3. Pawlerson, Don't mention soft updates. It's a...

    Pawlerson,
    Don't mention soft updates. It's a nice idea, but soft updates don't work reliably since the disk itself can re-order writes. And needing any sort of fsck (soft updates allows for fsck on...
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    I know you're a troll and all, but I'll answer...

    I know you're a troll and all, but I'll answer that for everyone else's benefit.

    There are three branches: RELEASE, STABLE and CURRENT.

    CURRENT is a branch for cutting edge development for the...
  5. I guess FreeBSD is already close to perfect for...

    I guess FreeBSD is already close to perfect for their applications. Or, the "handful" of commits are actually individually large commits.

    But my guess is that FreeBSD is already perfect.

    Keep...
  6. The myth is that companies that use FreeBSD don't...

    The myth is that companies that use FreeBSD don't contribute back to FreeBSD because it's BSDL. The commit log shows otherwise.

    To you sir, HaHa, I win.
  7. Well, the numbers come from the raw commit data....

    Well, the numbers come from the raw commit data. The committers sometimes wrote "Google", "Google, Inc" or "Google Inc." This is why Yahoo doesn't appear in the list even though Yahoo collectively...
  8. Here's the correct link:...

    Here's the correct link:
    http://www.phoronix.com/forums/showthread.php?108184-OpenBSD-Drops-Support-For-Loadable-Kernel-Modules&p=449951#post449951

    Yay! I win!
  9. Yep...

    Yep
    http://www.phoronix.com/forums/showt...951#post449951
  10. A lot of companies do use it apparently. Just see...

    A lot of companies do use it apparently. Just see this post of company contributions to FreeBSD:...
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    Clearly the troll has been trolled. Who would...

    Clearly the troll has been trolled. Who would have guessed?
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    I have to say endman, it's not really as...

    I have to say endman, it's not really as articulate as:
    http://www.everything2.com/title/BSD+is+dying

    Try to make it more articulate and more like a template so that it can be copied and pasted...
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    @endman No worries, you may become the next...

    @endman

    No worries, you may become the next classic when FreeBSD turns 42!

    I can see it now ...
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    I hope you realize that I'm knocking on the...

    I hope you realize that I'm knocking on the ancient trolling post "Netcraft confirms *BSD is dying."

    Find the original troll post here:
    http://www.everything2.com/title/BSD+is+dying

    EDIT:
    By...
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    Awesome! FreeBSD, the OS that has been dying/dead...

    Awesome! FreeBSD, the OS that has been dying/dead for 21 years. Keep on dying FreeBSD!
  16. So, I went ahead and scanned the entire commit...

    So, I went ahead and scanned the entire commit log from FreeBSD, of it I found 200+ different companies that contributed to FreeBSD.

    Those that made 10 or more commits are given below:


    The...
  17. Licensing it as BSDL does it make more viable for...

    Licensing it as BSDL does it make more viable for companies to use (although, trust me, a lot of companies don't want to touch any OSS with a 10 foot pole) and if companies do you use your code,...
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    It's already happened with ALSA. FreeBSD ports...

    It's already happened with ALSA. FreeBSD ports has an ALSA library wrapper:
    http://www.freshports.org/audio/alsa-lib/

    At some point Linux software cannot be ported to any other Unix-like system...
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    When used this way, strdup() is proof that...

    When used this way, strdup() is proof that neither strcpy() nor strlcpy() are needed.



    #include <stdio.h>
    #include <stdlib.h>
    #include <string.h>

    int main(int argc, char *argv[]){
    ...
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    Apple successfully did for Unix what the OSS Unix...

    Apple successfully did for Unix what the OSS Unix community has been trying to do for two decades. I can understand why any Unix enthusiast might have a hardon for Apple (well, in the sense of...
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