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Designer of infinite compression algorithms, and other research projects


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comment wgetpaste alternatives?
The real power behind ix.io for me is the ability to re-use fixed URLs, by editing my own posts via an account & token.
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comment Temporarily freeze a process upon shell interaction
Good tip! So maybe a wrapper script can be written in BASH that traps its ALRM and sends a SIGCONT to something else. Put that feature to some good use :)
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comment Temporarily freeze a process upon shell interaction
A cleaner & simpler solution would be to include a killall -STOP tail; sleep 90 && killall -CONT tail& in PROMPT_COMMAND. That is almost all! Except I want to see in this SE how others might address the issue of how to keep postponing that CONT as needed.
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comment Temporarily freeze a process upon shell interaction
Nay; I'm not looking to change my habits. screen doesn't play well with any terminal program, btw. (Try scrolling up in Putty, for instance).
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comment Temporarily freeze a process upon shell interaction
Yes but how to make that happen automatically upon any shell interaction? (and not forget to automatically send the SIGCONT later, either). That's what my question is about.
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accepted shorten long lines in a log file
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comment Linux tool to track directory space over time
It's within my reach to hack together user-space scripts to eg. record periodic du snapshots from cron of all/some directories, store them in SQL/CSV for later analysis to narrow down where storage is being consumed when, and make friendly reports to pinpoint this. With ability to zoom into the dir hierarchy, one hopes. But that's time-consuming and I'm hoping something similar exists, even if imperfect (hardlinks etc.).