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This thread started by Joshua Coombs names some good resources to start with if you plan to learn programming in C.
Apparently, a history of CVS commits to the Installer is available. There’s some mentions of the installer and OpenBSD in recent commits…
Code carefully, because otherwise someone may become homicidal.
Someone got 5th edition Unix running on a Game Boy Advance, in a demo loop of sorts. I’m linking to this not because it has any real use, but because the page also contains a nice history of very early Unix.
Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai has added a dfport override for devel/apr, the APache Portable Runtime, which happens to recognize DragonFly.
By the way, there is a test version of pf for DragonFly, available to try.
Joerg Sonnenberger’s committed YONETANI Tomokazu’s changes to the ips driver, for RAID devices such as ServeRAID. Among other benefits, it now supports more recent Adaptec hardware.
Joerg Sonnenberger has imported a new wi(4) driver for 802.11, taken from FreeBSD. Update: if this new driver doesn’t work for you, use owi(4), which is the older version.
Matthew Dillon noted in this post to kernel@ that he anticipates 64-bit work in perhaps 6 months, after VFS is completed.
Matthew Dillon made some improvements to USB keyboard support.
‘Rum’ has started work on dfport overrides for KDE 3.3.0. (The link he supplies appears not to work yet, however.)
cu program has been out of the system for a long time; Matthew Dillon has committed
cu emulation in
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Matthew Dillon pointed out that when comitting functional changes to the DragonFly source, keep them separate from other modifications. That way, when other BSDs/projects use these modifications, it will be much easier for them to review and use.