Archives Nov. 15, 2004

More work on letting the SIP demo work stand-alone (PyTable driver for PySQLite progresses...)


SQLite is a fairly straightforward engine, but it feels far less evolved than PostgreSQL, or even MySQL (which itself feels less evolved than PostgreSQL). It provides a set of "pragma" commands to make it easy to query the current database schema (perform introspection).

The thing about these attempts to make it easier to do the ...

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Alexei's new portfolio site (Gee, it's been a while since I've seen him...)


Alexei and I used to hang around a lot. What with him moving to China we don't seem to do that any more. He's a renaissance type of person, with a strong focus on the artistic side. He just put up a site showing some of his works. Enjoy it at your leisure ...

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Oh, yes, the games (Instant Karma gets her...)


Didn't wind up having Natasha or Lara come over to grams' place with me, so it was a one-on-one tournament. Of course, grams wound up bragging to all and sundry about how she was going to beat me, so the universe decided to teach her a lesson.

Final score was 4 games to 1 ...

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Well, they compile, install, and have the right contents (Of course we have no testing code for any of these 183 extensions...)


How does one go about testing/verifying 183 extensions when one only has 15 or so extensions available on one's graphics card?

Simple, one does not.

I'm going to write a few tests to make sure that the general approach works, but I'm intending to let users who care about particular extensions ...

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String-schlepping for fun and profit (Well... not really much fun... and I don't make any money on this...)


Still working on getting the OpenGL extensions to compile. The bulk of the extensions compile fine, but there are new pointer-types being defined that are causing problems. I would guess I could just manually copy the appropriate definitions into the swig files, I just want to avoid too much manual maintenance of these files.

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