Last year I visited friends and family interstate and fixed their computers. This year, I did the same.
Read on for a tale of woe, delivered in PowerPoint style for no readily apparent reason.[Read more →]
This page was once the home for some instructions on how to set up a WordPress mirror on Mac OS X. For a while there, I stopped running WordPress and so the content was getting more and more obsolete. Hence I contributed the material to the WordPress Codex in the hope that someone will update it and that more people will find it useful. Now I'm running Wordpress again, but I'll probably just update the Codex instead of this page.[Read more →]
Here is a script to parse, and show hopefully useful output from, the files produced by ktrace. ktrace is a BSD utility for logging each system call made by an application. I have been investigating ktrace as a way of tracking which files are touched during a software build, and this script is the first output of this investigation. The script can also produce a process tree from the ktrace output.[Read more →]