Omair Majid

Omair Majid

Announcements, thoughts, code and fun

05 Aug 2020

.NET Core Symbols on Fedora

Have you ever tried to debug a .NET application and seen errors saying debug information or debug symbols are not availa...
08 Jul 2020

What is this GLIBCXX error?

If you use enterprise or stable Linux distributions, sooner or later you will see an error like this: app: /lib64/libc.s...
25 Jun 2020

Variables and Environment Variables In Bash

Most programming languages make heavy use of ordinary variables. They also (generally) support using environment variabl...
10 Jun 2020

The magic of file

Ever wonder how file(1)1 works? After reading this post, you should understand all about file and its underpinnings. fil...
29 May 2020

What is nuget restore doing?

Ever wonder what nuget or dotnet restore is doing? What feeds it using? Or what nuget.config it is using to find feeds? ...
28 May 2020

.NET Core is now available in Fedora

One exciting feature in the recent release of Fedora 32 is the inclusion of .NET Core in the default repositories. This ...
30 Mar 2017

Components & Versioning in .NET Core

This post covers the versions and components in .NET Core 1.x. Components .NET Core consists of multiple components that...
04 Oct 2016

OpenJDK 9 for Fedora/EPEL

Looking to try out OpenJDK 9? If you didn’t know, OpenJDK 9 is going to be the reference implemtation for Java 9 (...
29 Feb 2016

-Wmisleading-indentation in OpenJDK

Inspired by this post by Mark Wielaard I started wondering how OpenJDK 9 would fare in a -Wmisleading-indentation test. ...
24 Jan 2014

IcedTea-Web and OpenJDK

I posted 3 patches today The first patch is for OpenJDK 9. It creates a hole that allows alternative plugin implementati...