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irssi-cvs moving to irssi-svn

Today I’d like to bring you some information on the pending irssi-cvs to irssi-svn move. Upstream Irssi developers changed from CVS to Subversion as their version control system already a couple of months ago and we’re now following this change … Continue reading

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Announcing autorepoman

I’d like to announce autorepoman to our developer (and user) community. You may ask: What the hell is autorepoman? I guess from the name you already have some ideas in your head. Something that does something automatic with repoman. Here … Continue reading

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Gentoo: Missing QA?

Here is what happened yesterday: 17:35 UTC I decided to give my webserver a package update. So as always I launched an emerge –sync, following an emerge -upD world to see what portage would like to update. What I saw … Continue reading

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My fight with ntp autokey authentication

After fighting several hours with ntp and its autokey support, I found out that it was a bug in ntpd. It doesn’t correctly check for errno and as a result packets get dropped completely. I’ve added a fix for this … Continue reading

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xchat 2.4.3 stable on x86

Some news from yesterday. I marked xchat-2.4.3 stable on x86, other arches to follow soon. Also I bumped UnrealIRCd to 3.2.3-r1 with support for network-based configuration includes. Please be aware that you need net-misc/curl compiled with the ares USE flag … Continue reading

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