Got GTK+/gtkmm projects compiling under Win32. Eclipse (CDT) doesn’t really know about pkg-config. So in order to get CDT to drive the command line correctly I had to put the `pkg-config –libs gtkmm-2.4` as part of a -l directive to the linker. It doesn’t work as just a link option since that puts it before… Continue reading after an hour's fiddling…
Month: September 2005
Mexicali chop salad at Real Food Daily? or Steak and kidney pie at Ye Olde King’s Head? I’ve visited both places recently. I’ll let you guess which food I preferred.
Top 50 Sci-Fi shows of all time
No doubt you've seen (via slashdot or elsewhere) that boston.com have assembled their list of the Top 50 Sci-Fi Shows of All Time. (Hmmm… is this the wrong place to be a SF snob and argue about the difference between SF, Sci-Fi, and Space Opera?) Anyway, the full list all on one page. What's wrong… Continue reading Top 50 Sci-Fi shows of all time
LJ Interests meme results computers:When I was in high school, the computer lab got upgraded from BBC Micros to 286s. I'd always thought computers were cool; and when it came to choosing what to study at uni, I thought: Maths? Physics? No… how about Computer Science: that sounds fun! Perhaps it was because my school… Continue reading interests meme
a) You're talking on your cellphone b) You're slowing down approaching a junction c) You're indicating right So DON'T have the gall to beep at me because I made a u-turn into your path and you decided NOT to turn right. You might want to put your cellphone down and actually pay attention to driving.… Continue reading Okay lady…
Think your blog is private? Anonymous?
…another interview. And another “no hire” recommendation. Sigh. Also today: a half hour power cut which affected the whole of LA's northwest side. A pity it didn't last longer – I could have had the afternoon off! I pretty much figured right away that someone down at the DWP had accidentally cut something they shouldn't… Continue reading Another day…
Tudor maths test
The rule and question of a catte. There is a catte at the fote of a tre the length of 300 fote. This catte goeth upwarde eche daye 17 fote, and descendeth eche nyght 12 fote. I demand in how longe tyme shall she be at ye toppe. Answere. Take vp and abate the nyght… Continue reading Tudor maths test
How to blog anonymously
After a brief conversation with a friend on the subject, I present: Elbeno's Technical Guide to Blogging Anonymously I call it a technical guide because its purpose is to screen your tracks from prying ISPs, companies and other people who would employ Internet know-how to track you down. Obviously it's not going to protect your… Continue reading How to blog anonymously
Well the new harder sudoku are well tough. I managed the “gentle” one in about 15-20 minutes, but I couldn't get anywhere with the next one. But anyway, I am chuffed today because for the first time ever, I finished the Times crossword! Woooo! PS. What is up with my PC clock? It's acting very… Continue reading Challenge?