[talk] dmesgd plugged

George Rosamond george at ceetonetechnology.com
Sun Oct 7 00:08:00 EDT 2018

Brian Callahan:
> 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.
> https://gist.github.com/afresh1/99cdd481184147f0e8c0
Hmmm... that's a good idea.  A long while ago, I was tinkering with
procmail to accept dmesgs from the shell with mail(1), which could have
made the task easier.


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