Unix witticisms

jason-tuhs at shalott.net jason-tuhs at shalott.net
Sat Oct 7 08:58:13 AEST 2017


>> "You can tune a piano, but you can't tune a fish." -- tunefs(8)

> Wasn't it "tuna fish"?

Nope:

"You can tune a file system, but you can't tune a fish."

https://github.com/weiss/original-bsd/blob/master/sbin/tunefs/tunefs.8


Interestingly, in FreeBSD 6.0, they (apparently) decided that the 
contraction was lazy:

"You can tune a file system, but you cannot tune a fish."

https://svn0.us-west.freebsd.org/base/release/6.0.0/sbin/tunefs/tunefs.8


  -Jason



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