I convinced XS to le tme export a string with NULs in it. Of course, I had to push it onto the stack myself, but nevertheless I'm happy I worked it out =) Would've seriously hindered tai_pack() otherwise.
The machine which collects my mail, and serves my websites, and other assorted things developed a disc fault the other day when some idiot turned it off without shutting it down.
Unfortunately, I didn't notice it had disc faults until the disc was semi-corrupted. As of today, the disc map is hosed. (Regrettably, there wasn't anything much I could do with it in the meantime to fix it; it's not a convenient machine, geographically speaking.)
Thankfully, I had some backups (albeit not too recent with the exception of the web part), and the machine also had two drives (one for / and one for
So I guess I'll be spending part of the weekend reinstalling the system. Joy.
Oh, and it's the machine that the books site was on, so that's definitely going to be a bit delayed until I get the machine up and running. (Although the stuff is on the good drive, it's hard to get stuff off it until I'm physically with the machine and can take it out.)