joke: silence is golden

As Air Force One arrives at the Heathrow Airport , President Obama strides to a warm and dignified reception from Her Majesty the Queen. They are driven in a 1934 Bentley to the edge of central London, where they change to a magnificent 17th century carriage hitched to six white horses. They continue on towards… Continue reading joke: silence is golden

Emoji cheat sheet for GitHub, Basecamp and other services

Emoji codes used by GitHub, Basecamp, Slack and other services. Searchable. With emoji meanings. http://www.emoji-cheat-sheet.com https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emoji It seems intriguing to use the English-language-codes of those emoticons in places, where you can’t select the respective emoticon from a graphical list, hoping it gets replaced by its graphical counterpart anyway.

cross-compiling BusyBox is a piece of cake

http://www.busybox.net/FAQ.html http://landley.net/aboriginal/downloads/binaries The FAQ told me where to get a ready-made cross-compiler. I downloaded the most recent busybox sources TAR file. Within the untarred busybox sources I ran make menuconfig; make; make CONFIG_PREFIX=target_root_dir, then I ftp-ed the statically linked busybox to my target system, and halas!, it runs like a charm. What did I change within… Continue reading cross-compiling BusyBox is a piece of cake