This is my (in)activity log. You might like to visit my employer
Novell which is an amazing company, and also
Dell who in days of yore provided me with a
free laptop for Gnome development / conferences.
Also if you have the time to read this sort of stuff you could enlighten
yourself by going to Unraveling Wittgenstein's net or if
you are feeling objectionable perhaps here.
Stuff Michael Meeks is doing
To work; turns out my USB key, while having reasonable burst
read speeds makes for a thoroughly pathetic root file-system; and while
excellent at seeky reads (Alt-F2 doesn't kill the machine grokking
.desktop files), is overall slower than a turgid slugnoodle.
Greg Swift reports, that instead of editing my
file I should be doing
ssh-keygen -R , which is a good
point, though hopefully something I'll have to do a lot less of now.
Started to poke at an interesting bug Thomas Biege threw up. Since
my 11.0 OO.o build is broken on 11.1 Beta2, decided to use the new split builds
we have in 11.1 - grabbed the
package (11Mb), and zypper got me another 46Mb of -devel package (we're working
on shrinking that too). Realised I need to tweak
to add an
/opt/icecream/bin to CC & CXX, then:
sudo bash -l -c "/usr/bin/rpmbuild --eval '%define jobs 10' -ba SPECS/OpenOffice_org-libs-gui.spec"
and bingo, it built for 10 minutes and died with some Java problem; bother
(missing some package dep somehow). Luckily I had enough built to debug,
and committed some deferred dependency generation speedup before hitting the
gdb-is-not-working issue: filed that instead.
Lunch with Laura, back - prodded text; tried to get compiz working
on my hardware - eventually it did: a beautiful accelerated experience on
top of radeonhd, prodded multi-monitor support too. Prodded wall plugin
crasher with David.
In case it's not painfully obvious: the reflections reflected here are my
own; mine, all mine ! and don't reflect the views of Novell, The
Lithuanian Gov't or Arnold Schwarzenegger. It's also important to
realise that I'm not in on the Swedish Conspiracy.
Occasionally people ask for formal photos for conferences,
Michael Meeks (firstname.lastname@example.org)