Archive for May, 2011

Shortcut to a directory with a bat file and a sub directory containing the same name

Check this out.Make a directory structure like this:DirDir/AnotherDirDir/anotherdir.batFill the .bat file with something creative... (Non destructive)Now, make a shortcut from anywhere to Dir/AnotherDir - lemme guess, it tries to name the shortcut after the bat file? Odd! Rename it in the prompt then. Save your shortcut and try to use...
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MySQL 5.5.12 – init script warning

I've just reported a bug regarding the init script that comes in MySQL 5.5's source distribution .Basically, if you call the 'start' clause of the script twice it will hose the service by allowing multiple instances to run trying to utilize the same resources (pid file, socket and tcp port)...
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PHPUnit and apache ant junitreport task

There's not a whole lot of 'purdy' interfaces for parsing junit results. For what little that's out there - it's even a bit more difficult when you consider the PHP camp looking for a parser for the output from the likes of PHPUnit. If you're looking for an easy way out...
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Amazon AWS – The risk of using a cooked AMI

Straight from the horses mouth; I no longer use this AMI - but the only ones I've used are Debian EBS and SLES ... Fortunately I already went through authorized_keys on the one I do keep around.People take AWS services seriously - but the AMI sharing always set off a...
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