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December 2021: a bit of plakar, a bit of go-fastcdc and some useless stuff

TL;DR: I worked on plakar, go-fastcdc a FastCDC implementation for plakar, and some useless stuff. Shout out to my sponsors ❤️ A HUGE thanks goes to my sponsors on github and patreon: your continuous support is very much appreciated ! I created a Discord where I hang out and discuss my projects or screencast as I work on them. Feel free to hop in if you want, and feel free to do just like me and share thoughts as you work on your own projects there: this is a virtual hack room for anyone to join: https://discord.

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November 2021: a bit of go-ipcmsg, a bit of go-privsep and a ton of plakar

TL;DR: I still have a discord, [https://discord.gg/YC6j4rbvSk](https://discord.gg/YC6j4rbvSk), feel free to join. I worked on go-ipcmsg to make it nicer, go-privsep to make it more useable, and A LOT on plakar to make it plakar. Shout out to my sponsors ❤️ A HUGE thanks goes to my sponsors on github and patreon: your continuous support is very much appreciated ! I created a Discord where I hang out and discuss my projects or screencast as I work on them.

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October 2021: mostly Plakar

TL;DR: I have a discord now, [https://discord.gg/YC6j4rbvSk](https://discord.gg/YC6j4rbvSk), feel free to join. I refactored plakar, implemented a local cache, improved parallelism, modified the push strategy, played with fuse and networking. I also did other stuff but let's keep that out of this article. Shout out to my sponsors ❤️ A HUGE thanks goes to my sponsors on github and patreon: your continuous support is very much appreciated ! I have a discord now I have a rubber duck sitting on my desk…

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August 2021: taking a break

TL;DR: - this is a short article, no TL;DR. Why so calm ? As some of you know, I was diagnosed a few years ago with generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder and alexithymia, a trait that makes it particularly difficult for me to cope with the disorders. As I wrote in 2019, I didn’t take the alexithymia diagnosis too well. It took me a long time to stop ruminating, move forward, and start trying to find a fix for myself with virtually no help.

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April 2021: OpenSMTPD, plakar, ipcmsg, privsep and a small hypnosis talk

TL;DR: I worked on OpenSMTPD-portable, did a lot of plakar, a lot of Go and gave a technical talk on hypnosis. Shout outs to my patrons ! A huge thanks goes to the people sponsoring me on patreon, github or liberaPay, the work in this post was made possible by my sponsors. Let’s start with some LoFi Relax. I have a youtube channel (subscribe ! now !) This one caused me a copyright strike so I hope it was worth it :-)

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March 2021: backups with Plakar

TL;DR: I wrote a backup utility called plakar. Shout outs to my patrons ! As usual, a huge thanks goes to the people sponsoring me on patreon, github or liberaPay, the work in this post was made possible by my sponsorship. Let’s start with some LoFi Relax. I have a youtube channel (subscribe ! now !) Plakar: Yet another backup utility ? Yes, I wrote another backup utility. I backup many hosts on a daily basis and while there are many different tools, I always fallback to using scripts built on top of rsync to do incremental backups, which always results in customization for this or that host.