Subject: Re: "toor" is not Bourne-again shell!!!
To: None <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/07/2005 23:23:00
On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 02:32:40AM +0000, Geoff Wing wrote:
> Once upon a time there were various humorous bits scattered throughout
> the code and associated files.  Unfortunately they sometimes require
> more background knowledge than people newer to programming or the
> code-base or non-native English speaking people have.

"You can tune a file system, but you can't tune a fish."

my favorite so far is die_you_gravy_sucking_pig_dog() in shutdown.c.
I'm sure there's plenty more where that came from.

> It's been disappointing to see some of them go.  Why do we still have
> wargames if Stephen Falken can't log in?

he didn't dissapear until netbsd-1-6.

  Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |
              "silly brewer, saaz are for pils!"  --  virt