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Build .NET and avoid prebuilts: Bootstrapping .NET in Fedora
Why Bootstrap? Compiling code is supposed to be straightforward: you run a compiler over the code and the compiler gives...
.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...
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...
Variables and Environment Variables In Bash
Most programming languages make heavy use of ordinary variables. They also (generally) support using environment variabl...
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...
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? ...
.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 ...
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...
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 (...
-Wmisleading-indentation in OpenJDK
Inspired by this post by Mark Wielaard I started wondering how OpenJDK 9 would fare in a -Wmisleading-indentation test. ...
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...
OpenJDK6 B29 Released!
On December 5, 2013, the OpenJDK6 b29 source bundle was published at https://java.net/projects/openjdk6/downloads/. This...
OpenJDK6 B28 Released
On October 4, 2013, the OpenJDK6 b28 source bundle was published at https://java.net/projects/openjdk6/downloads/. This ...
Contributing Patches to OpenJDK
Someone asked me earlier today about how to contribute patches to OpenJDK. OpenJDK is probably not the easiest upstream ...
SharedSecrets in OpenJDK
I have always been impressed by the effort OpenJDK folks go to maintain API compatibility. I recently came across a nift...
OpenJDK and Awesome
I have been playing around with awesome and ran into some issues with Java programs (apparently others users are running...
IcedTea6 1.11.1 Released!
A new release of IcedTea6 1.11 branch is now available: 1.11.1 The update contains the following security fixes: S70822...
IcedTea6 1.11 Released!
After quite a bit of delay, IcedTea6 1.11 has finally been released! Take a look at the release announcement, download i...
IcedTea6 1.11 Branched
I have just branched IcedTea6 1.11. Please start subjecting this branch to the most vicious tests you have. I am plannin...
What IcedTea-Web 1.1 means for you
A number of changes occurred between IcedTea-Web 1.0 and IcedTea-Web 1.1. If you are a packager or a developer here are ...