Debian turns 18

In Australia, 18 means you can do things like vote and drink. While most don’t get terribly excited about the first, the second usually happens on your 18th. And so 18 years ago Ian Murdock brought together the new Debian distribution. I’ve been along for the ride for 14 of those 18 years and it

Scary Functions: rawmemchr

Recently I received a bug report for psmisc that basically supplied a patch so psmisc works in a cygwin environment.  Nothing terribly exciting in that and the changes are pretty uncontroversial. One of the changes is in that instead of using rawmemchr to find the end of the string, cygwin doesn’t have that function and