Recent Posts

  • September 25, 2009

    Love Git, Love Gitosis

    Just officially converted all my source repositories to Git from Subversion. I’ve played with Git off and on since 2006, when my friend bsharpe first introduced it to me, but I never went all-in.There was always so much inertia attached to the sta...

  • September 25, 2009

    Gitosis Does Not Like Multiple Writable Values per Group

    I spent a long time trying to figure out why this wasn’t working in my gitosis.conf:[gitosis] [group PIC]members = peterwritable = PIC/datasheetswritable = PIC/frameworkwritable = PIC/ifoswritable = PIC/modbuswritable = PIC/testwritable = PIC/too...

  • September 12, 2009

    GeSHi Language File for PIC Assembler (18Fxxxx)

    I occasionally use GeSHi on this site (via the GeSHi Filter Drupal module) to add syntax highlighting to code snippets, but usually not with PIC assembler.1Even though it lists MPASM among its supported formats, GeSHi highlighting has always been ...

  • September 08, 2009

    Makefiles for Use with GPUTILS

    Now that I’ve switched to GPUTILS from MPLAB, makefiles have re-entered my life. I’ve always hated writing them.The last time I did was probably five or six years ago for BREW projects, an atavism not unlike my recent return to assembler. As I sat...

  • September 06, 2009

    Snow Leopard and ruby-serialport

    As soon as I upgraded to Snow Leopard, my mastery of the hardware serial port looked decidedly unhealthy:peter@McMullen ~/Documents/saphum $ irb -r ifos/ifos.rb/Library/Ruby/Gems/1.8/gems/ruby-serialport-0.7.0/lib/serialport.bundle: dlopen(/Librar...