> Does anyone know what (and why?) fortune changes in the
> /usr/games/lib/fortune/fortune.dat file? It changes only the first
> "line" (I think it's in the first 128 bytes). Is it writing a counter
> so that I don't see the same fortune twice?
For that matter, where is the documentation on how to add to or build
a private fortune database? The man command indicates that a user
file can be specified, but there is no discription of how to build the
Tells a random fortune.
fortune [ -] [ -w | -s | -l | -a ] [File]
The fortune command prints a fortune from either the fortunes.dat
file or the file specified. After printing the fortune, the
fortune command exits.
And goes on to give discriptions of the flags.
Info shows the same, no file layout.
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