Eyes Above The Waves
Robert O'Callahan. Christian. Repatriate Kiwi. Hacker.
Saturday, 25 May 2019
Microsoft's Azure Time-Travel Debugging
This looks pretty cool. The video is also instructive. It's not totally clear to me how this works under the hood, but apparently the...
Monday, 20 May 2019
Don't Call Socially Conservative Politicial Parties "Christian"
There is talk about starting a new "Christian" (or "Christian values") political party in New Zealand. The party might ...
Monday, 6 May 2019
Debugging Talk At Auckland Rust Meetup
I gave a talk about "debugging techniques for Rust" at tonight's Auckland Rust Meetup. There was many good questions and I ha...
Monday, 29 April 2019
Goodbye Mozilla IRC
I've been connected to Mozilla IRC for about 20 years. When I first started hanging out on Mozilla IRC I was a grad student at CMU. It...
Friday, 26 April 2019
Update To rr Master To Debug Firefox Trunk
A few days ago Firefox started using LMDB (via rkv ) to store some startup info. LMDB relies on file descriptor I/O being coherent with me...
Thursday, 11 April 2019
Mysteriously Low Hanging Fruit: A Big Improvement To LLD For Rust Debug Builds
LLD is generally much faster than the GNU ld.bfd and ld.gold linkers, so you would think it has been pretty well optimised. You might then ...
Friday, 5 April 2019
Rust Discussion At IFP WG2.4
I've spent this week at a IFIP WG2.4 meeting, where researchers share ideas and discuss topics in programming languages, analysis and s...
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