Tuesday, February 28, 2006

wget to create local cache of webpage

Here's how to use wget to create a local cache of a webpage:
wget -r -l 1 –p –-convert-links http://www.yourdomain.com

For more information: http://www.devarticles.com/c/a/Web-Services/Website-Mirroring-With-wget/1/

Tuesday, February 14, 2006

Very nice and detailed documentation on creating RPMs:

It includes information not present in the official RPM FAQ at http://www.rpm.org/

Monday, February 06, 2006

Processes in C: /dev/urandom C code, forking several child processes...


Sorry, I've been busy with courses AND research lately, it 's given me less time to post on the blog.

For an OS course, we have to do the Miller-Rabin test for primality, and it involves forking atleast 3 child processes; getting random numbers from /dev/urandom, etc.

Here is some code for having 2 or more child processes:

For reading from /dev/urandom (and why that's a good idea):