Now creating an RPM file is easy. There are a lot of tutorials out there on how write a SPEC file and build your RPM. Even when you are using Maven … with the exception that when you are on Windows or Mac OS X, the Maven RPM plugin will still try to invoke
rpmbuild in order to actually build the RPM file. The maven bundle simply creates a SPEC file, layout out the payload data and lets
rpmbuild do the processing.
A few weeks ago we started to test Mattermost as a communication channel for Eclipse Foundation projects. So, how is it going?
When you start learning a new programming language you often encounter snippets of code which you have no idea why they work. The more you learn about that programming language to more you understand and these moments become rare.
This is the third time I am testing Diaspora. I never wrote about the other attempts, but between Christmas and New Year a had a bit of time writing this together.
Motivated by the article at Heise about diaspora, I decided it is time to give diaspora another try. I did try the first version after the crowdfunding campaign and one or two years later.
Before and on Christmas, most people think about people in need, and hopefully donate something. Not necessarily money, but presents as well.
But after Christmas, there are lots of unwanted presents and things you don’t need, don’t like or will ever use. In most cases, these items end up in the trash, at some shelf or, at best, being returned to the store.