Episode 411

FreeBSD Deep Dive


July 15th, 2021

46 mins 21 secs

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About this Episode

Unix System Architecture Evolution, Deep Dive into FreeBSD’s Strengths, how developers chose names, OPNsense 21.1.7 released, Support for chdir(2) in posix_spawn(3), vagrant-freebsd-boxbuilder, OpenBSD’s IATA airport code file, and more

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The Evolution of the Unix System Architecture

• Full IEEE article: https://ieeexplore.ieee.org/document/8704965

Deep Diving Into the Strengths of FreeBSD

Interesting read on how Developers choose Names

News Roundup

OPNsense 21.1.7 released

Support for chdir(2) in posix_spawn(3)


OpenBSD has a file with 3-letter IATA airport codes

Beastie Bits


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