zstd(1) is now in dsynth, in DragonFly as a library, multi-threaded when you specify, and available as a decompression method for reading files.
I lost the origin of some of these links this week; too many tabs open. Sorry!
- Moog System 55, so many analog controls! (via)
- Mike Beauchamp Projects. I like the clock. (via)
- Shrink, Reduce, and Implode: The Legacy Zip Compression Methods. (via)
- The complete guide for open sourcing video games.
- A Gemini (and Atom and RSS) feed reader.
- Golem and My Other Seven Computer-Generated Books in Print.
- Don’t End The Week With Nothing.
- Anarchism in Practice Is Often Radically Boring Democracy.
- Equa! by James Chip. Tabletop RPG as a set of equations. This will scratch someone’s very particular itch. (via)
- Recognizing and rectifying your mistakes as an engineering leader. If you aren’t too sick of talking heads.
- Designing calculator apps.
- Internet routing can now vary based on things you wouldn’t expect, or ports matter for routing, not just destination.
- Different views of what are basic and advanced Vim features. A questions for every time I link a Vim tutorial.
- Is the Psion 5 still usable in 2017? (video, via)
- Turn your iPhone into a 90s pocket organiser. (also via)
- Hacker Simulator.
Your unrelated music of the week: The Best Beat Tapes on Bandcamp: March 2021.
Well, I made up for last week’s short list.
- What tool you use to read IPMI sensor information can matter. Not directly BSD, but the tools described are in ports.
- The origin of POSIX. The name, not the standard. TWAIN has the best pseudo-origin. (via)
- Does the old Unix still exist, besides its descendants? Yes, and so does Theseus’s ship.
- Related: Plan 9 is now open source, along with Inferno. Technically a later version of Unix – plus Inferno can run on BSD. (via)
- NetBSD Bounties for xhci features scatter-gather, suspend/resume. (via)
- HardenedBSD March 2021 Status Report.
- GSoC Reports: Make system(3), popen(3) and popenve(3) use posix_spawn(3) internally (Final report).
- KDE on FreeBSD 2021o2.
- Hitting donation milestone, financial report for 2020.
- How to split a file into small parts.
- UFS Boot Environments.
- What security does a default OpenBSD installation offer?
- Nginx as a TCP/UDP relay. On OpenBSD.
- pkgsrc-2021Q1 branch announcement.
- FVWM(3) and the quest for a comfortable NetBSD desktop. (via)
- Valuable News – 2021/03/29.
- OPNsense 21.1.4 released.
- Only Footnotes. But some of them are BSD footnotes!
Semi-BSD-related: One of my 3 workplaces needs a Software Team Lead. (scroll down) The main product is FreeBSD-based, though this team position does not directly work with it.
This week’s BSD Now is the usual roundup of news; FreeBSD-heavy, including some of the future planning for the project.