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Forum: Programming 04-08-2002
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Posted By AtleRamsli
If you suspect that your variable may overflow,...
If you suspect that your variable may overflow, then I suggest you assume it will.
In programming, Murphy's law is a law of nature :-)
In this case, it would state that 'if a variable _can_...
Forum: Programming 04-01-2002
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Posted By AtleRamsli
Motif just came out with a new version Check...
Motif just came out with a new version
Check out www.motifzone.org

Also, Motif is opening up, but there is the free LessTif, too.

The reason big companies are moving away from it are not...
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Posted By AtleRamsli
Ah, ok, now I get it! Of course DOS fdisk can...
Ah, ok, now I get it!
Of course DOS fdisk can not do anything here, this is why I was so explicit about booting a Linux floppy.
These problems, however, do not require use of any particular OS,...
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Posted By AtleRamsli
It also helps a LOT if have something to compare...
It also helps a LOT if have something to compare the dump to, it is often the case that you can restore the whole thing by comparing the different versions of MBR (in case more than just the type is...
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Posted By AtleRamsli
Neo! Maybe I didn't explain this well...
Neo!

Maybe I didn't explain this well enough: The problem is really simple:
As a result of an operation, some bytes on the disk have been reset, and they must be set back.

The tool used for...
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Posted By AtleRamsli
The partition table is really quite simple, as...
The partition table is really quite simple, as long as the partition ID is OK, info on tracks and sectors are intact (all that can be done with Linix fdisk) then should there be some more data...
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Posted By AtleRamsli
The data are not lost, but you need to keep your...
The data are not lost, but you need to keep your tongue straight in your mouth, and not load another OS onto any partition.
This is how I got my data back after the exact same operation as you did,...
Forum: Programming 03-26-2002
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Posted By AtleRamsli
In the Good Old Days (TM) shells were introcuced...
In the Good Old Days (TM) shells were introcuced to us by the file

/usr/share/doc/usd/04.csh/paper.ascii.gz

on a FreeBSD machine
(I can put it on atle.linux-site.net if you want to)

If you...
Forum: Programming 03-26-2002
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Posted By AtleRamsli
I think you will find that csh is particularly...
I think you will find that csh is particularly popular with 'pre-Linux' programmers.
I think bash is as powerful or maybe even more powerful, it's stated purpose was to 'unite' all the most powerful...
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Posted By AtleRamsli
The question of what is 'programming' or not is...
The question of what is 'programming' or not is actually quite interesting.
The autors of Beta (www.mjolner.com - look for Beta, Solaris or Linux version) say that everything relating to system...
Forum: Filesystems, Disks and Memory 03-25-2002
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Posted By AtleRamsli
Some thoughts about new and exciting filesystems ...
Some thoughts about new and exciting filesystems
------------------------------------------------
... the eternal optimist strikes again ;)
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Please...
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Posted By AtleRamsli
There are two files that concern (t)csh: ...
There are two files that concern (t)csh:

/etc/csh.cshrc
and
/etc/csh.login

This is where you set up global stuff.

In each directoy, there are files like

.login

and one more ...?...
Forum: Programming 03-22-2002
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Posted By AtleRamsli
& amen 2 that :) Not to start a shell war,...
& amen 2 that :)

Not to start a shell war, but what is your favourite shell?
I've sort of rediscovered csh these days, it's really a shame that it seems to be losing out.

if ($< == "q") echo...
Forum: Programming 03-22-2002
4,047
Posted By AtleRamsli
Thanks, LivinFree, that's exactly what I was...
Thanks, LivinFree, that's exactly what I was looking for, even better than just stupidly aliasing ls itself!

L miss those l, lc and ll and whatever they wre called. You reminded me to make them!...
Forum: Programming 03-22-2002
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Posted By AtleRamsli
Not as bad as that, it is not going up, but down....
Not as bad as that, it is not going up, but down.
It is printing all the stuff in .xauth, .netscape, etc.


Thanks, that did it.
Alias set up instantly :cool:
Forum: Programming 03-22-2002
4,047
Posted By AtleRamsli
ls behavior
I put this here because it is a 'behavior' type question..
I seem to remember doing ls .* and getting all the .-files, like
.profile
.login

etc.

But ls .* doesn't do that, it lsts the...
Forum: Programming 03-21-2002
2,369
Posted By AtleRamsli
Here's an interesting angle, I've tried to find a...
Here's an interesting angle, I've tried to find a good programmers editor like DOS BRIEF, and I did not want to use either of emacs or vi :-)

I came up with these:
FTE (the closest to BRIEF I...
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Posted By AtleRamsli
To do this the way you state it is only possible...
To do this the way you state it is only possible if you use the symbol table, and you do not want to use a debugging tool as part of your program :-)

You should put all your globals into a struct,...
Forum: Programming 03-19-2002
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Posted By AtleRamsli
I wonder if you speak about two kinds of...
I wonder if you speak about two kinds of 'characters' lets say that an array contains

"ABCD" - those are four characters.
If you treat that as an integer you get the number
1145258561, or...
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Posted By AtleRamsli
:) The right solution is often the simplest :)
:) The right solution is often the simplest :)
Forum: Programming 03-16-2002
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Posted By AtleRamsli
On Solaris, you may want to check out man...
On Solaris, you may want to check out

man streamio

It lists ioctls for Solaris.
From your post it looks as if you are writing a distributed system, so you may want want to
check out

man...
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Posted By AtleRamsli
I think we lost miketaylor here, this post has...
I think we lost miketaylor here, this post has been up for a while.
When I responded to it, I assumed a delimited data file to be an ASCII file where the 'delimiter' signified end-of-field, and...
Forum: Programming 03-12-2002
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Posted By AtleRamsli
Sorry, it was with reference to the original...
Sorry, it was with reference to the original post, where the semantics was
open! Did it work? No?
Then create ... and continue ...

That, of course, lead to a bug.

(1)
So, I tried to...
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Posted By AtleRamsli
We're gonna take this step by step from the top. ...
We're gonna take this step by step from the top.
Solaris CDE can be a tricky beast, and it seems like that is the one you've got.
At the Login Screen, check the menu that says "Options->Session"
...
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Posted By AtleRamsli
About Motif: It evolves just like KDE and GNOME,...
About Motif: It evolves just like KDE and GNOME, but doesn't bloat as much :cool:

And about downloads, that might depend of where you download from.
In the area where I live, it has gone from...
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