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Archive for October 2nd, 2018

Not just C++: Thoughts on Dealing with Signed/Unsigned Mismatch – IT Hare on Soft.ware

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/10/02

[WayBack] C++: Thoughts on Dealing with Signed/Unsigned Mismatch – IT Hare on Soft.ware.

I have seen things like this happen in way to many places, not just C/C++:

static_assert( -1 < 1U );//fails!

Take away:

Never ever use explicit casts merely to get rid of warnings (whether signed/unsigned or otherwise)

A way to set various C/C++ compilers apart: [WayBack] GitHub – shafik/determine_c_or_cpp: Determine programatically C from C++ as well as various versions

Via: [WayBack] C++: Thoughts on Dealing with Signed/Unsigned Mismatch – IT Hare on Soft.ware: Kevlin Henney – Google+

–jeroen

Posted in C, C++, Conference Topics, Conferences, Delphi, Development, Event, Software Development | Leave a Comment »

aha (Ansi HTML Adapter) with clickable URIs

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/10/02

aha is great to generate HTML from ANSI text (i.e. the coloured output on a Linux console).

But it doesn’t generate clickable URIs (it can’t yet by itself as it only looks one character in the future).

The thread at https://github.com/theZiz/aha/issues/20 suggested a case-insensitive regex through sed but the exact suggestion failed for a few reasons I will explain below.

First the bash alias (requires both aha and perl):

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Posted in Software Development, Development, RegEx, Power User, *nix, Scripting, Perl, bash, *nix-tools, bash | Leave a Comment »

Reminder to self that this cleared itself: Delphi fails to start after Windows did some “Program Compatibility Assistant” magic…

Posted by jpluimers on 2018/10/02

This repaired itself; weird: [WayBack] Delphi fails to start after Windows did some “Program Compatibility Assistant” magic to it when BDS.exe crashed because the compiler ran out of memory:… – Jeroen Wiert Pluimers – Google+

–jeroen

Posted in Delphi, Delphi XE8, Development, Software Development | Leave a Comment »

 
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