Connecting to MySQL with ODBC on Mono
We had a visitor on #mono today who needed help with his homework. It seems that Reggie is happy to have forgotten everything about using ODBC to connect to MySQL. I was curious and feeling helpful, so I figured it out. Install the MySQL ODBC driver $ sudo apt-get install libmyodbc You can also grab […]
PPA installation on karmic
I don’t know how long add-apt-repository has been around, but I’ve found it very useful for installing some of the bleeding edge stuff I want to test: $ for ppa in do-core team-xbmc nvidia-vdpau chromium-daily directhex/monoxide do sudo add-apt-repository ppa:$ppa done $ apt-get update $ apt-get install chromium-browser nvidia-glx-195 gnome-do xbmc monodevelop Is there anything […]
IRC logs for #ubuntu-us-wa
Hello, google. I would like to introduce you to our chat logs. Chat logs, google. Google, chat logs. We will discuss things here such as Mono, GNOME and Debian. We may even use it to talk about work on the DLR project stuff.
A quick update – I’m a grad student!
Hey all! I’m sorry I haven’t been very active with my packages recently. I all-of-a-sudden started grad school and have been swamped with studying. I also started a contract and have been busy trying to learn a new codebase while contributing something other than snark. I promise I’ll get back to packaging IronRuby and IronPython […]
Mono 126.96.36.199+dfsg-2 just hit debian
Thanks to Meebey! Sorry for the being out of touch thing and the not posting anything recently thing. A vacation took me by surprise and clocked me right upside the head. Next on the TODO list: Update the dlr-languages package to indicate dependence on the new release make sure it builds correctly on my sid […]
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 present it to the maintainer of ironpython in lenny. He has agreed to let the […]
MS-PL is acceptable for Fedora as a GPL-incompatible license
https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-legal-list/2009-August/msg00017.html In addition, IronRuby/IronPython/DLR may make it in to FC 13, thanks to Brett.
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 ;)