Opinionated Logic

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Think Diff

Apple has an interesting little utility which they provide with Xcode called FileMerge. I don't actually know if it merges files as the name implies, but I would assume so. I've been using it to see file diffs here on os x. It seems to be a quick and dirty app, but it's easy to u…

And now, for something completely different

Now twitting. No, I didn't mean tweeting.

Eureka! The computer's got it!

Today after my amarok bundle crashed (yet again), and I got the DrKonqui dialog which began using up 171% of my cpu making my fans go crazy, I remembered something. It was not always so. I remembered that I used to have to wait for the Apple Crash Reporter (ACR) to generate a bac…

I'm a bundling fool

Two hundred and seventeen point one megabytes. This is the current size of an amarok.app bundle which I have laying in my ~/Applications directory. Problem? First of all, it's about one hundred and seventeen point two megabytes too large for my liking. Secondly, it doesn't work. …

Apple gcc 4.2 and Amarok: Journey's end

Apple gcc 4.2 and Amarok: Journey's end beginning The iPhone beta 5 SDK saved me. I finally have a (relatively) trouble-free version of gcc 4.2 with apple patches. Initially I did have some problems with it. It only started working seemlessly after I completely uninstalled Xcode …

Trial and error and error and error and error and... WIN!

I've gotten apple-gcc42 to install AND compile c++ code. This has been a "long, hard battle," but i think I've finally won. I was "inspired" to take up this challenge after lfranchi, one of the amarok developers, pointed out that one of the build errors we wer…