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T. J. Angstman
2004-05-19, 14:02
Thank you! I do appreciate the work you put into this and want to keep
using the ports collection because it is so easy! I will keep a copy of my
convert.conf file so I can make the fix permanent.

I did not know whether there was a new "release" to fix the memory leak bug.

Thanks again.

T. J. Angstman

-----Original Message-----
From: discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com
[mailto:discuss-bounces (AT) lists (DOT) slimdevices.com] On Behalf Of Brooks Davis
Sent: Wednesday, May 19, 2004 2:26 PM
To: Slim Devices Discussion
Subject: [slim] Freebsd Ports Collection

On Wed, May 19, 2004 at 01:50:16PM -0600, T. J. Angstman wrote:
> I recently upgraded my slimserver by using the ports collection for
Freebsd.
> The install worked great but now my server is crashing from time to time.
> Maybe it is the memory leak discussed elsewhere. In any event, I wonder,
is
> the FreeBSD port going to be maintained going forward? If not, I will
> install a nightly to see if this bug is fixed.

Yes, but I need a new release to do an update...

> I liked the idea of keeping the db files and config files out of /etc but
> wonder why convert.conf was overwritten on the install. I manually have
to
> change convert.conf to stream to my pc at work because my upstream can't
> handle 192 kbs streams.

That's a bug. :-( I didn't realize it was a user editable config file.
I'll have to move to the correct installation method where a .sample
file is installed and convert.conf is only install if it does not exist.
Be sure to save a copy before your next upgrade since the fix won't
fully take effect until the one after that.

-- Brooks

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