Tweets for week ending 2010-09-26

Openismus day 80: Accompanied Vada to 2nd day of pre-school. Small jhbuild dep fix. Started on gmemory C++ port. Dinner with #ds2011 team. # Openismus day 79: Read half of http://ur1.ca/1rhny. Spent rest of day in #ds2011 kick-off meeting. Tried to fix some gtkmm build issues. # Openismus day 78: Fixed another small bug in ...

Debugging reference counting in GNOME C++ bindings with GDB

Overview For the last couple days I’ve been tracking down some reference counting problems in cluttermm. In the course of this I’ve been working on figuring out how GDB can help me do this. Here is what I’ve come up with. If you have improvements please let me know. Watching the reference count variable The ...

Tweets for week ending 2010-09-19

Openismus day 76: murrayc showed me the proper way to fix cluttermm bug. Committed fix for that and a few other issues. http://ur1.ca/1o8sp # Openismus day 75: Found the problem with cluttermm. Clutter::Alpha::get_timeline() was the culprit. Came up with a fix that worked. # Openismus day 74: Went thru clutter code to see what tutorial ...

Tweets for week ending 2010-09-12

Openismus day 70: Looking into ref count issues in cluttermm. Grokking refs in *mm/glib. Doc patch committed in clutter. http://ur1.ca/1kpji # Openismus day 69: Working on getting effects example in cluttermm_tutorial working. Found a few other examples are broken. Looking on it. # Openismus day 68: Got cluttermm compiling & commited changes. http://ur1.ca/1jr3k Then fixed ...

Tweets for week ending 2010-09-05

Openismus day 65: With murrayc's help, found fix for cluttermm_tutorial segfault. Requires going deeper into *mm bindings. Will commit soon. # Openismus day 64: tbf helped try to find cause of segfault in cluttermm_tutorial. Still couldn't fix it. Learnt some advanced gdb stuff. # Openismus day 63: Think I fixed yesterday's bug. cluttermm-tutorial still segfaults ...

Tweets for week ending 2010-08-29 2

Openismus day 60: Learning M4 as it seems useful for autotools and C++/*mm bindings. ION, BBQ at Openismus office on Friday 27th, August. # Openismus day 59: Looking into cluttermm_tutorial problems which is leading me into learning more C++-binding stuff, which is fine with me. # Openismus day 58: Got cluttermm building in jhbuild by ...

Tweets for week ending 2010-08-22

Openismus day 54: Rereading the gmmproc documentation slowly. Doing the example is good excuse to reacquaint myself with Emacs. # Openismus day 53: Committed code for glib-mkenums changes. Began looking into updating cluttermm. Gotta learn to wrap libs sooner or later. # Openismus day 52: Learned about glib-mkenums and implemented most needed changes. Remember emums ...

Tweets for week ending 2010-08-15

Openismus day 51: Mostly distracted by Andre's beautiful pony tail and conservative rhetoric. A little secret about Andre.. He eats tofu. # Openismus day 50: 50 days at Openismus. Woot! Started looking into glib-mkenums. Read half of http://is.gd/efGXH. Other stuff I forget. # Openismus day 49: After problems with clutter-gtk on Fedora, I decided to ...

New Flat and the Internet Gap

We slept in the new flat for the first time last night. As usual, at least in Germany, it’s going to take a few weeks to get DSL connected. In our case, DSL gets connected on the 30th. This used to be the time when I’d fall into a deep depression due to withdrawal issues. ...

Tweets for week ending 2010-08-08

Openismus day 46: Finished autoconf changes to fix install issues in gmemory. Bungled first push. Commit here: http://bit.ly/cRpibS # Openismus day 45: Back to work after 2 days of moving into new flat. Started cleaning up autoconf problems. Added –enable-warnings flag. # Openismus day 40-44: GUADEC! #