Opinionated Logic


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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)...


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. Point number two is...


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 3.0, rebooted, then installed...


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 were getting (in amarok...


D2-Lightful!

I almost forgot to mention that I recieved the Cowon D2 that I ordered recently. It’s a great little PMP that plays many audio and video formats out there today. I only care about vorbis playback as that is what most of my music library is encoded in. My previous...