___ ____ _____ ____   ___   ____ ____  
|_ _| __ )_   _/ ___| / _ \ / ___/ ___| 
 | ||  _ \ | | \___ \| | | | |   \___ \ 
 | || |_) || |  ___) | |_| | |___ ___) |
|___|____/ |_| |____/ \___/ \____|____/ 

The sysctl(8) man page says that you need to use the '-w' flag to change a value. Actually, it changes values anytime you either use '-w' or your argument contains an equal sign. You have to have an equal sign to set a value.
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#75 |

The "Operating Systems and Systems Engineering" class at Berkeley is taught in Java. Consequently, top students in the class don't know anything about real operating systems.

IBTSOCS.

#74 |

If my window manager crashes after the X server sends a MapRequest to it but before it can actually map the window, the window never appears. IBTSOX.

#73 |

Installing VMware Workstation radically changed my desktop's shutdown sequence, resulting in it not syncing and unmounting filesystems before rebooting or powering off. IBTSOCS.

#72 |

This bug brought down our web server cluster:
--- /usr/sbin/ldirectord.orig
+++ /usr/sbin/ldirectord
@@ -2705,3 +2705,3 @@
$$r{url} =~ /(http|https):\/\/([^:\/]+)(:([^\/]+))?(\/.*)/;
- my $host = $1;
+ my $host = $2;
IBTSOCS

#71 |

Backspace on UNIX and its myriad terminals still doesn't just work. IBTSOCS

#70 |

OS X 10.5 lacks NSWindow:-isActiveSpace and any useful Spaces-related API at all, so I need 50 lines of really slow CoreGraphics queries and caching to make drag-and-drop work. IBTSOCS.

#69 |

Oracle doesn't have a "LIMIT" clause, so selecting a range with offset involves ROWNUM subqueries. IBTSOCS.

#68 |

Software patents exist. IBTSOCS

#67 |

People are still using non-ajaxified, deep-link unfriendly interfaces to student data. IBTSOCS.

#66 |

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