Informatique

geekounet.org soon available

Dear readers, I’ll stop renewing one of the domain names I have, geekounet.org, because I don’t use it enough. It expires on April 12th. If someone there is interested by this domain name, just tell me, I’d rather transfer it to someone I appreciate than to let the domain...

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RAID1 array enlarging

Here’s a quick  recipe to easily enlarge a RAID1 array with the least possible downtime, using linux 2.6 and mdadm. We’ll start with a two-disk setup, /dev/sda and /dev/sdb, containing two arrays, /dev/md0 and /dev/md1. /dev/md0 is mounted on / and /dev/md1 is mounted on /backup. We want to...

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0.30 defect/KLOC

I’ve had Claws-Mail added to Coverity’s scanner. The first result is : 0.30 report per 1000 lines of code. This is quite good I think, although these metrics aren’t a holy graal and static checking doesn’t catch everything. There are 91 reports to look at, which I’ll start doing...

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Funny pdf

When converting a rather broken PDF (ugly fonts) to PS, pdf2ps told me: **** Warning: Fonts with Subtype = /TrueType should be embedded. The following fonts were not embedded: OptimaLT **** This file had errors that were repaired or ignored. **** The file was produced by: **** >>>> Adobe...

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