checkrestart is a FreeBSD semi-workalike of the old
checkrestart program from
it looks for running processes with open files to replaced binaries and
libraries, indicating they’ve not been restarted since a software update.
pqsort is the sorting library I wrote for Newzbin’s custom search engine - it’s a lightly modified quicksort capable of partitioning and sorting only part of a list.
Quicksort lends itself very well to this kind of use due to how it works - it naturally partitions the list based on a pivot, and so it’s trivial to simply ignore any pivot side which cannot contain the desired results.Continue Reading
A foray into lower-level code, bashing PCI registers and using a bit of custom
k8temp offers a command line interface to the thermal sensors on
AMD’s old K8 CPUs.