Reputation
22,247
Next tag badge:
332/400 score
95/80 answers
Badges
2 28 79
Newest
 Yearling
Impact
~1.9m people reached

  • 0 posts edited
  • 6 helpful flags
  • 2,038 votes cast
May
6
answered Are files defined by their content blocks, inodes, both, or filenames?
May
6
answered Clustering identical files ignoring spaces & linebreaks
May
5
revised Memory layout of dynamic loaded/linked library
Add a paragrph about cat /proc/$$/maps to see more libraries loaded into memory.
May
4
answered Memory layout of dynamic loaded/linked library
May
1
answered Io redirection vs file logging performance c/c++
May
1
revised Fork vs Clone on 2.6 Kernel Linux
Emphasize that the real clone() system call is different from the man-page-clone()
May
1
comment Fully MS-compatible office
If you really need "Office" and it's limitations I mean features, you should just run Windows and buy Office. It's honestly not worth asking for complete compatibility with software as complex and as unspecified as Word and Excel and Powerpoint.
May
1
revised Understand “ibase” and “obase” in case of conversions with bc?
Remove pomposity. It's a difficult topic in english, Deal with it.
Apr
30
comment Fork vs Clone on 2.6 Kernel Linux
@Celada - yes, agreed. It's just that man 2 clone phrases it exactly that way, which I thought was confusing the issue, and preventing the questioner from getting a good answer.
Apr
30
comment How to avoid executing a command if a process doesn't exist
You should avoid that ps | grep expdp | grep -v grep usage: unix.stackexchange.com/questions/3340/… There's a race condition in that pipeline that will sometimes cause it to act as if expdp process is not running. It's an ugly, ugly race, and it doesn't occur very often. Usually after working hours.
Apr
30
answered Fork vs Clone on 2.6 Kernel Linux
Apr
30
revised Understand “ibase” and “obase” in case of conversions with bc?
Change some unclear gibberish.
Apr
30
comment Understand “ibase” and “obase” in case of conversions with bc?
@StéphaneChazelas - I have a recollection of "ibase=A" working on a SysVr3 machine in 1989 or so. I bet it goes back farther that Single Unix Spec. I couldn't quickly google up an earlier ref.
Apr
30
answered Is there any program to see sniffed HTTP packets like a web browser?
Apr
30
revised Understand “ibase” and “obase” in case of conversions with bc?
Add reference to OpenGroup spec about "ibase=A" thing.
Apr
30
answered Understand “ibase” and “obase” in case of conversions with bc?
Apr
30
comment How to use SSH to move a file from Ubuntu to Windows?
@Allenph - that's more informative than your question above. WinSCP (winscp.net/eng/index.php) might be your answer. Otherwise, good luck on the Win32 project.
Apr
30
comment How to use SSH to move a file from Ubuntu to Windows?
@Allenph - those details are materially relevant to getting a good answer. I'm not at all certain that whatever distro you're running on your "odroid" will have an SSH server. It might have dropbear or it might have something else.
Apr
30
answered How to use SSH to move a file from Ubuntu to Windows?
Apr
27
comment Jump out of a process when it get stuck
@DavidRicherby - thanks for the consideration. "Say, 10 seconds" sounds like a very informal spec, and to my mind, a requirement conceived of without much thought. But, yes, that makes it not an instance of the Halting Problem.