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GNU sed-4.3 released [stable]

sed-4.3 released [stable] Major speed improvements and numerous bug fixes sed’s regular expression matching is now typically 10x faster sed now uses unlocked-io where available, resulting in faster I/O operations.

Magit v2.9 released

The wonderful Git interface software for Emacs has a new release:    

jvns: How much memory is my process using?

The awesome Julia Evans writes another great blog post about Linux, this time about process memory:  

Why does calloc exist?

A really interesting post about calloc, malloc and memset.  

Tutorial – Write a Shell in C

A really interesting tutorial about writing a Shell in C code. It takes you through the C code necessary for a simple shell, it covers the basics of some libc API calls. Highly recommended....