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Mention anything computer-related and I will tell you a horror story.

Computers were a mistake. We weren’t ready.

so dbus-broker actually seems to be working okay

does it make any practical difference? no, but i’ll gladly take the smaller, more polished turd

Held 6222 messages in /var/spool/mail/root

i believe this might be a problem with how it resolves LVM PV dependencies.

reported the issue here bugzilla.opensuse.org/show_bug

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in other news systemd started skipping over entries in my /etc/crypttab at random. these entries depend on an earlier entry to be unlocked via passphrase. this used to work. i do not understand.

dropped the debian/ubuntu packages for taisei from OBS again. tired of this shit. call me when debian has usable tooling.

”text files have issues with undetected corruption. let’s just make our log format completely unreadable when there’s corruption somewhere!”

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“how can we do worse than rotating plain text files in a standardized format? how about a global binary log file with a format that is undocumented and explicitly subject to change!” — lennart poettering

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“oh sure, logs are append-only and it’s totally fine for the log viewer to take half an hour to display the most recent entries while the system is on fire and thrashing its disks”

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turns out it won’t let you delete logs of individual units because the log format is some kind of gigantic linked list

also explains why random access (which is a VERY COMMON OPERATION FOR SYSTEM LOGS) is so inefficient with journald

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god journald is a fucking catastrophe

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btw if anyone ever needs help getting the very poorly documented back_sql to work with openldap let me know, i'm depressingly familiar with it now
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about to install dbus-broker to see if it does anything other than fucking my shit up

button does nothing. the absolute state of webshit in 2020

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lachs0r boosted

there is no way these are not related and there is no way this ends well

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lawful stupid: INTEGER PRIMARY KEY AUTOINCREMENT
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Also some of those errors appeared on the credit card processing page. Could be serious.

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