Jabber/Asterisk and Gajim notification

At work we are using Asterisk and Jabber and i am using Gajim as my client. I did a quick patch to have a notification on my desktop when someone call me and i get my big headphones (not that i like the phone very much but well), here is the patch for people who may wants it : http://trac.gajim.org/ticket/1998

May 25, 2006

svn diff without spaces

I am sic of spaces and having svn diff that does not get the spaces removed. So here is a simple script that does the stuff that you can use as your diff-cmd :

May 25, 2006

X86_64

On X86_64 VM Emulation works way better with Xen 3.0 than with Vmware. Xen is pretty awesome compared to Vmware for my use. The only thing i have to figure out is how to get rpmstrap get it workin on Debian base system.

May 11, 2006

Mixing 64 bytes and 32 Bytes Libraries on Solaris

Remind to myself to use the switch -64 on solaris with crle to tell the linker on solaris to get the linker ‘seeing’ 64 libraries. I wonder why everything is not as simple as linux thought where we have everything in one place with /etc/ld.so.config

April 29, 2006

Python 2.5 Beta

I have been looking at the What’s new __of Python 2.5. There is some cool features inside it :Conditional Expressions:This stuff basically allow to do standard C idiom (that we found in every kind of derivative language) likea = condition ? “true” : “false”the weird part is that Guido Van-Rossum implemented this syntax :x = true_value if condition else false_valuewhich we will have to get use to. I am not a big fan of this feature since it makes the code more obscure....

April 9, 2006