Eyes Above The Waves
Robert O'Callahan. Christian. Repatriate Kiwi. Hacker.
Monday, 8 June 2020
Cape Brett 2020
This weekend I walked to Cape Brett Hut for the third time , with some friends and family. It's a tough hike but once again we had gre...
My Google Maps Disaster
Last weekend I did the Cape Brett Track with some friends and family (more about that in a separate post ). On Saturday morning I left Whang...
Monday, 11 May 2020
Why Forking HTML Into A Static Language Doesn't Make Sense
Quite often someone proposes something like this: HTML should never have grown into the mutated application runtime it is today. The present...
Friday, 8 May 2020
Omniscient JS Debugging In Pernosco
Until recently Pernosco was limited to debugging statically-compiled languages with DWARF debuginfo. Many of our potential customers would ...
Friday, 17 April 2020
Have Some Humility, Mike Hosking
Today Mike Hosking is saying that our lockdown was an overreaction. On March 23 he was saying "If we want to beat Covid-19, shut New Z...
Friday, 27 March 2020
What If C++ Abandoned Backward Compatibility?
Some C++ luminaries have submitted an intriguing paper to the C++ standards committee. The paper presents an ambitious vision to evolve C++...
Wednesday, 11 March 2020
Debugging Gdb Using rr: Ptrace Emulation
Someone tried using rr to debug gdb and reported an rr issue because it didn't work. With some effort I was able to fix a couple of bug...
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