Dumping all Macros from an RPM Spec File

I’ve been doing a lot of RPM packaging lately, and on different (and very old) distros and versions. Sometimes I lose track of all of the macros used in specfiles (_bindir _sbindir dist _localstatedir, etc). There’s no terribly easy way to dump a list of all of the …

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Project - Storing and Analyzing Apache httpd Logs from Many Hosts

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I’ve recently started casual work on a side-project to collect, store, and analyze apache logs from a bunch of servers - for the initial implementation, I’m looking to handle about 15M access_log lines per day (that works out to 173 lines/second assuming an even distribution, which there certainly …

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Setting emacs zone-mode based on path

At work, we do a fair amount of DNS updates. Our zone files are stored in subversion, and are named according to the domain (with no .zone extension). It’s a real pain when updating a few (or a few dozen) zones in Emacs, since I have to remember to …

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