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When you use grep with color options it produces extra escape character sequences which tell the terminal to turn color on or off, these sequences introduce a risk of not being interpreted properly and causing unexpected results. You can view these by capturing grep's output With no color send greps output to output.txt % grep -o --color=none '.\+ middle ...


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Vanilla Bernstein daemontools installs by way of the package/run program, invoked by the package/install program. This determines whether the operating system uses System 5 rc or the old BSD rc, and updates either /etc/inittab or /etc/rc.local accordingly. van Smoorenburg rc (from Linux operating systems) is a portability nightmare, and Mewburn rc (as used ...


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Yes, for PC-BSD you can install programs using the Appcafe, packages or ports. They MAY conflict. I exclusively use packages (or ports) and avoid the Appcafe at all costs. I don't remember why, just that I had issues with it years ago. The package system is installed by default. If you need ports you can portsnap them or git them (see what I did there??) ...



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