Berkeley CSUA MOTD:Entry 32680
Berkeley CSUA MOTD
2019/01/21 [General] UID:1000 Activity:popular

2004/8/4 [Academia/Berkeley/CSUA/Motd] UID:32680 Activity:very high
8/4     Anyone knows how to make ~mehlhaff/tmp/motd,v start updating again?
        \_ Ask him?
        \_ Here, now you can run your own private script.  Don't forget to
           mkdir /csua/tmp/username.  The next thing that can be done to this
           is to prevent check-ins if the motd is about like 100 KB (someone
           puts binary junk in it):

           cd /csua/tmp/$USER

           while [ 1 ]
               co -q -f -l motd
               cp /etc/motd.public motd
               ci -q -m_ motd
               sleep 120
           \_ Or make it check the output of `file /etc/motd.public` ro make
              sure it says ASCII.
           \_ It is good that mehlhaff is making publically accessible archive.
              Think what will happen to the quota if everyone is to maintain
              his own.
              \_ as a data point, I have been maintaining my own using this
                 exact script since April 4 this year, and it is now 9MB
                 (including when binary files were put in /etc/motd).
                 Nevertheless, I support some common archive that can be
                 reliably restarted whenever soda is rebewted.
                 I do notice, also, the check-ins taking longer these days
                 (longer than 2 seconds).  I do support some common archive
                 that can be reliably restarted whenever soda is rebewted.
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