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Category Archives: UNIX
So you want to use bc for some hexadecimal maths. You set the input base: ibase=16 and the output base: obase=16 Oops! I just set it to output in base 22. I’d already set it to think numbers were input … Continue reading
There are few people who can say that when it comes to Cocoa application security, they wrote the book. In fact, I can think of only one: me. I’ve just put the final draft together for Professional Cocoa Application Security … Continue reading
There’s a common misconception, the book I’m reading now suffers from it, that single-user mode on a unix such as mac os x gives you root access. Actually, it grants you higher access than root. For example, set the immutable … Continue reading
When I said Apple should buy Sun, whether that was a good idea or not, it seems to have failed to occur. Instead, we find that Oracle have done the necessary. Well, there goes my already-outdated SUNW tag. Presumably they’ll … Continue reading
In the beginning, there was mktemp. And it was good. Actually, that’s a load of rubbish, it wasn’t good at all. By separating the “give me the name of a temporary file” and “open the file” stages, there’s a chance … Continue reading