Posted: 2009-04-18

After running continuous integration with continuum for a long while (which works great for maven projects) I decided to take a look at Hudson. It can also do maven - but seems to have a larger range…

Posted: 2009-04-01

Having a very large external disk I wanted to limit Time Machine to use only part of it.To do so - you can use the same technology as time capsule does - sparseimages.In the following:HOSTNAME is the…

Posted: 2009-03-30

Well - who knows - has to be worth a try ;)Ref Only a Few Days Left to Win a Drobo!All you have to do is place a link on your blogroll, from a post on your blog, or a link on your website to HTTP…

Posted: 2009-03-28

During a disk tidy I moved a whole load of iMovie Events from one disk to another (from within iMovie). This worked fine.However - I had some external media (mp3 file, couple of stills) which I'd just…

Posted: 2009-03-26

One of the systems that can be used for monitoring trends on a system is munin. It turns out that adding a graph to munin is reasonably simple.There is a good guide on the munin site.So - I need a…

Posted: 2009-03-25

My glassfish process kept dying with "Too many open files" in the log.I'm not surprised that it has too many - it has quite a few large applications running - but how to increase this?ulimit -n shows…

Posted: 2009-03-14

I delegate my domains OpenID logins to myopenid.com - but I was having issues getting SSL certificate based login to work in safari.Here's what I needed to do (mostly as a reminder to myself).Generate…

Posted: 2009-03-13

Just updated the grails based pastebin.I got fed up (read embarrassed) by the autogenerated URLs. They were simply too long as it was using UUID to generate the URLs.So - I generated a nice new…

Posted: 2009-03-01

This is based on http://www.versioncontrolblog.com/2007/08/02/upgrading-drupal-52-with-git/This is a work in progress/idea dump right now - any suggestions/improvements - please do leave a comment ;)I…

Posted: 2009-02-26

As part of Building a debian firewall on a CF card I was trying to make sure that disk writes to the firewall CF card were kept to a minimum.However - I've never really been able to test this. So I…

Posted: 2009-02-19

The track module seems to have woken up ;)Work on a 6.x version is progressing here: http://drupal.org/node/367448And once that is up we may also get waypoints: http://drupal.org/node/135725So…

Posted: 2009-01-14

This site (being a drupal site) uses mollom to prevent comment spam. This works extremely well - but looking at the latest graph I am intrigued as to who/what/why in november/december:

Posted: 2009-01-10

This is based on the information on http://developers.sugarcrm.com/wordpress/2008/11/25/enabling-xdebug-under-os-x-leopard/. Download xdebug 2.0.4 (or later - but this is based on the 2.0.4 build…

Posted: 2009-01-07

Note from Dominic on Freenode#opends:Allow LDIF imports of encoded passwords: config/config.ldif, under cn=Default Password Policy,cn=Password Policies,cn=config

Posted: 2009-01-04

With the backported git 1.6 packages installed - to add mailing lists for commits/tags:Note that /usr/share/doc/git-core/contrib/hooks/post-receive-email must be executable - chmod a+x if you need to.

Posted: 2008-12-31

Using git for handling CVS checkouts for drupal contribDetails are on Maintaining a Drupal module using GitFor Mac OSX users you will need cvsps (fink install cvsps for example).Useful alias for your…

Posted: 2008-12-30

git 1.6 is available in debian experimental. I want to use it under debian stable (etch).Let's backport it.Kudos to Steve Kemp for walking me through this.First you need dget installed:Now - let's…

Posted: 2008-12-08

To dump out dimensions in defined units - the layouts package e.g.:

Posted: 2008-11-10

When importing a maven pom that uses the gmaven plugins - remember to go into project structure settings and set src/main/groovy as sources and src/test/groovy as test sources.I'd also like to know…

Posted: 2008-10-13

A good source of entropy is needed for random number generation. This affects services that go via SSL amongst other things.However - in 2.6.x kernels the entropy sources of a system were reduced - as…