cvs commit: src/games/fortune/datfiles fortunes2

Sean Kelly smkelly at FreeBSD.ORG
Tue Feb 1 13:17:22 PST 2005

On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 01:12:11PM -0800, Nate Lawson wrote:
> Sean Kelly wrote:
> >On Tue, Feb 01, 2005 at 09:56:33PM +0100, Wilko Bulte wrote:
> >>As we seem to be doing the Spring fortune cleanup:  why are there
> >>2 fortune files (I mean the onese called fortune and fortune2)
> >>to start with?
> >
> >
> >I asked that earlier and got nowhere. They appear to have been imported
> >like that. I see no reason not to glue them together. fortune -f shows that
> >it looks at both files anyway:

> A few years ago, I thought it was due to an old performance limitation 
> in scanning long files.

Thus the joke answer about UFS not supporting files over 5000 lines? :)
That would make sense, though like I said they were imported like that.

Is there any advantage/disadvantage to putting them together? It would make
it slightly easier to check for duplicates, I suppose.

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