Category Archives: CLI

OMG Maven 3.0.4 on stretch

“Why?”, you might ask, would one want to run something other than the most recent version of Maven on the very newest and fangledest breed of the linux distribution we have all loved for so long. “Because!”, I might answer, … Continue reading

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GSoC 2010

Earlier this month, I applied to the Mono Project (and the University of Washington, and Ubuntu, and Debian, and The Perl Foundation) requesting a mentor to get Perl6 hosted on the DLR. Last Tuesday, Miguel contacted me and asked that … Continue reading

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Locale configuration post-Intrepid

I was reminded this morning after a bit of chatter on #debian-cli that my previous write-up on setting one’s locale on Ubuntu is out-of-date. Instead of running dpkg-reconfigure locales and selecting your locale, the new incantation is as follows: Magic … Continue reading

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dlr-languages package passes another hurdle

It looks like the upload of the Iron* languages to Debian is imminent. We’ve gotten the debian/watch file downloading a tarball of the git tag we’ve chosen for this release. This was the last bit meebey needed in order to … Continue reading

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Randal Schwartz interviews Michael Foord about IronPython

The FLOSS Weekly folks (including my homie, Randal) just published this week’s interview. It is with Michael Foord, who I just met a couple weeks ago. He published a book about IronPython. He mentions Mono, the DLR and IronRuby, too … Continue reading

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Looking to get Iron* and the DLR into RedHat

I sent an email to the Fedora Legal list asking whether they will accept software released under the MS-PL license. My friend and former colleague, Brett Lentz mentioned that he was concerned that the Fedora folks might not accept software … Continue reading

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dlr-languages packaging

An update on recent changes to the IronRuby packaging. We’ve changed the name of the source package because We’re packaging IronPython as well as IronRuby (thanks doko!) I’ve added the wrapper scripts (irake, igem, etc.). Maybe this is showing that … Continue reading

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IronRuby .deb is looking better

cjac@dev0:/usr/src/git/alioth$ sudo dpkg -i ironruby-cil_0.9.0+dfsg_all.deb Selecting previously deselected package ironruby-cil. (Reading database … 67034 files and directories currently installed.) Unpacking ironruby-cil (from ironruby-cil_0.9.0+dfsg_all.deb) … Setting up ironruby-cil (0.9.0+dfsg) … cjac@dev0:/usr/src/git/alioth$ which ir /usr/bin/ir cjac@dev0:/usr/src/git/alioth$ ir IronRuby 0.9.0.0 on Mono 2.4.2.3 … Continue reading

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Hey, look! debian/control and friends are on Alioth!

http://git.debian.org/?p=pkg-cli-libs/packages/ironruby.git;a=tree;f=debian;h=c5642e8a4a4aa3b5e15af5f607a1604f3169bd47;hb=449af4392c1fbddacee4f52b9998e23e674a7434 *whew* now I won’t have to worry about losing (or misplacing) my changes. Thanks meebey and #debian-cli for your help. Now to tune those files a bit and get something that actually does what users expect ;)

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GTK+ OpenGL work

There’s an opening at Canonical that I’d like to take after the current contract is up. It’s an opening for a OpenGL dev on the Ubuntu desktop team. Don’t get me wrong; I enjoy working with my current group quite … Continue reading

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