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OpenBSD ports tree lock

The ports tree closed for new imports and updates. Everyone can help make a better release, by testing package snapshots. Report any problems.

OpenBSD 4.0 coming soon...

OpenBSD CVS HEAD has changed to 4.0-beta.

CVSROOT:	/cvs
Module name:	src
Changes by:	deraadt@cvs.openbsd.org	2006/07/26 14:34:11

Modified files: distrib/miniroot: install.sub etc/root : root.mail share/mk : sys.mk share/tmac/mdoc: doc-common sys/arch/macppc/stand/tbxidata: bsd.tbxi sys/conf : newvers.sh sys/sys : param.h

Log message: crank to 4.0-beta

2 Aug 2006 (updated 2 Aug 2006 at 06:42 UTC) »
Google Hosting

Google launch its source code hosting with Subversion repository for open source projects only. Here is Project Hosting Frequently Asked Questions.

I use Picasa Web now. Google give 250Mb space for free, photos can be uploaded using browser (not only from Picasa!).

My Public Gallery

Today i find very useful utility for managing and monitoring various services, auto checking files checksum and timestamps and other interesting things. This program provide a built-in web interface, wap support and e-mail alerts.

Here is homepage: Monit.

Today i install Monit on many critical server on my work. This tool just work.

25 Jul 2006 (updated 3 Aug 2006 at 17:20 UTC) »

I'm on vacation now.

Two day ago I make my first port for OpenBSD. The best Xkb indicator, useful for light window manages (fluxbox, Window Maker, IceWM, etc) users, now can be installed from package. For making port some patches work was needed, strcpy() to strlcpy() and sprintf() to snprintf() changing in source code before compiling.

Port Description openbsd-ports message

I found new for me and very interested option in Pure-FTPd: AntiWarez, which disallow download by anonymous users for files, owned by anonymous user.

3 Jul 2006 (updated 25 Jul 2006 at 17:55 UTC) »

GNOME Deskbar Applet is a really nice feature, very useful for me. Extending by self-written Python scripts (handlers), examples availible on GNOME Wiki.

I have some ideas about writing some cgi-scripts in Python and Web interface in XHTML for simple, fast and secure administration of OpenBSD-based routers.

I want make my own OpenBSD distribution for using in routers with remote Web control.

New Advogato Features

New HTML Parser: The long-awaited libxml2 based HTML parser code is live. It needs further work but already handles most markup better than the original parser.

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If you're a C programmer with some spare time, take a look at the mod_virgule project page and help us with one of the tasks on the ToDo list!