[talk] dmesgd plugged

Brian Callahan bcallah at devio.us
Sat Oct 6 17:48:36 EDT 2018

On 10/06/18 17:44, Warner Losh wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 6, 2018 at 2:26 PM George Rosamond 
> <george at ceetonetechnology.com <mailto:george at ceetonetechnology.com>> 
> wrote:
>     Warner Losh:
>     > Greetings,
>     >
>     > Just thought I'd mentioned that I plugged the dmesgd submission
>     site on
>     > FreeBSD's mailing list, so you might see an up-tick in
>     submissions from
>     Yes... to echo brian... more is better.
> Glad to hear it.
> BTW, there's a small niggle... FreeBSD just went to a reproducible 
> build by default, so there's strings like
> FreeBSD 12.0-ALPHA6 r338698+59ff9aa72cd4(master) amd64
> now that lack the #xxx in them. This is for someone that's using 
> git-svn to build the release (which is why it has both the r# and the 
> git hash). So their submission was rejected.
> mine that was built with different options looked like:
> FreeBSD 12.0-ALPHA2 #40+8d55b8a51f5(freze-newer)-dirty: Wed Aug 22 
> 15:34:50 MDT 2018
> the person that contacted me was clueful enough to puzzle it  out, but 
> I thought I'd pass it along.
> Also, I was going to bang together a quick python script that 
> automatically submits the dmesg.boot file since the web page is kinda 
> klunky if you are doing a bunch of servers... Any objections? Anybody 
> beaten me to the punch?

There's a Perl script by afresh1@ that does this for OpenBSD; I assume 
it can be quickly made to support any other *BSD.

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