No keyboard after ports update, 2x moused_enable="YES" culprit

Polytropon freebsd at
Tue May 17 08:17:41 UTC 2011

On Tue, 17 May 2011 01:27:50 -0600, Chad Perrin <perrin at> wrote:
> On Mon, May 16, 2011 at 05:13:48PM -0700, Chip Camden wrote:
> > 
> > Gnumeric I use more frequently (for spreadsheets).  I hate having to
> > start up that monolithic libreoffice just to do a spreadsheet, but that
> > would be a HAL-free alternative.
> When I'm creating something from scratch that some people would consider
> an ideal task for a spreadsheet, I tend to just start practicing my
> complex data structure skills in Ruby.  I guess I'm weird, but I loathe
> spreadsheets in general.

I've done something similarly insane for a documentation
project: Here, the main document was made in LaTeX, and
there were CSV (comma seperated values) files with numerical
data and text. Those were then processed by awk scripts
that did the "calculation part"; their result were LaTeX
includes that were then sourced by \input. Another file
was made with definitions of macros that hold intermediate
or result values for use inside the text. Additionally,
output was given in gnuplot form and then processed by
that utility, the result was eps or png graphics also for
inclusion in the document. The whole play was controlled
by a quite simple Makefile that caused a "make" call to
process the files that had changed. Just imagine: Change
a value in a table, run "make", and have all the results
(tables, figures, mentionings in text) change automatically.
The result was a PDF file for sending and for printing.
Of course, it is totally insane to do so. :-)

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