Unix witticisms

Dave Horsfall dave at horsfall.org
Sat Oct 7 09:28:06 AEST 2017


On Fri, 6 Oct 2017, jason-tuhs at shalott.net wrote:

>>> "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

Hmmm...  Looks like organic bit-rot on my part :-(

Then again: http://www.rhymes.net/rhyme/tunafish refers to 4.2 BSD 
tunefs(8).

-- 
Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will suffer."


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