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A bit of PHP history

PHP Ran across this Changelog from a long long time ago. Read from the bottom up. I added the PHP Tools lines at the bottom for context. So many early decisions made on a whim still affecting us today. And then there are things like "Removed **, // and %% operators" which did a vector dot-product and its inverse, I think. I seem to recall deleting it when I tried to document it.
No years on most of the entries, but version 1.90 was on Sept.18, 1995.

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Last modified on 2017-02-07 09:09

megasync for Debian 9 Stretch

Like most of my posts here, this is mostly a note to myself so I don't forget how I did it.

I Moved to Debian 9 on my desktop box at home and everything works great except I occasionally use Mega.nz and they don't provide a Debian 9 build. It would be great if they just provided a statically linked generic Linux binary, but they don't. So, to make it work, grab their Debian 8 .deb file.

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Last modified on 2016-03-03 01:33

Upgrading PHP on the EdgeRouter Lite

After nearly 7 years of service I retired my Asus RT-16 router, which wasn't really a router, but a re-purposed wifi access point running AdvancedTomato. In its place I got a Ubiquiti EdgeRouter Lite. It is Debian-based and has a dual-core 500MHz 64-Bit MIPS CPU (Cavium Octeon+), 512M of ram and a 4G removable onboard USB stick for < $100. The router is completely open and, in fact, any advanced configuration has to be done from the command line. The Web UI has been improving, but there are still many things you can't do in it. In other words, exactly the type of device I prefer.

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Last modified on 2016-01-24 22:38