Friday, October 27, 2006

flamerobin @ Firebird Conference 2006

Hi guys,

I'd like to know who (if any) of you plans to go to this year's
conference. Nando? Michael? Marius maybe? Olivier? I know Olivier's
paper was not accepted unfortunately. I know that Fikret is going to be

As for my talks, none of them is about FlameRobin directly, but both
will touch it. Esp. the session about cross platform development with
wxWidgets and IBPP:

Using stuff from FR, I made a minimal program structure (bakefile,
makefiles, etc.) that enables anyone to have a quick start when creating
new applications with IBPP and wxWidgets. The program allows you to type
the project name, and it does search&replace on all files, giving you an
empty project where you can easily add new .cpp and .h files to the

I plan to add this as a module to flamerobin svn tree. It would be
called "template" or something like that. I hope you guys agree with this?

Once online, I'd appreciate if someone would find the time to test if
this "minimal sample" work with MSVC and work on MacOSX, as I don't have
access to them.

As a result, anyone who wants to start a new project with wxWidgets and
IBPP (i.e. developing cross-platform GUI app. for Firebird) would have
an easy start.

Milan Babuskov

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Wednesday, October 25, 2006

flamerobin package status on other marchitectures

[when firebird will be ready on all other architectures we will have an flamerobin build on them too , my dream is flamerobin+firebird on nokia770]

An empty cell means that there is no buildd information for that package version on that arch; this is normally because the package is arch:all or the arch has been told to ignore the package by the buildd admins. The number after a "Needs build" is the position in the queue.

Package status

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spreading the word about flamerobin 0.7.5

- news area [ DONE]
- softpedia [ done linux version is updated -last time was Done by milan]
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- [ i feel the wind of karma change]
- [on blog & forums ]
- warp2search [will be done by alex]
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Saturday, October 07, 2006

flamerobin on solaris x86

Tamas TEVESZ announced flamerobin for solaris x86
so, i've got something that may even be tested, if there are any
takers, that is.

tarball is at
md5 hash de268b6d27ae6ac988cac7df5925733d
screenshot is at

its a simple tarball; when untarred, `pwd`/flamerobin/flamerobin
should just work. it was compiled on solaris 5.10 i86pc, and (if i
didn't screw it up), needs "only" the following packages from the
solaris media (ie. no thirdparty dependencies):

SUNWTiff SUNWcslr SUNWfontconfig
SUNWfreetype2 SUNWgccruntime SUNWgnome-base-libs
SUNWjpg SUNWlexpt SUNWlibmsr
SUNWmlib SUNWpng SUNWxorg-clientlibs
SUNWxwplt SUNWxwrtl SUNWxwxft

(i sorta think anything more than core solaris includes these, at
least most of them).

tarball includes a copy of wx 2.6 and from firebird
2.0rc4, all stripped.

basically, after i gave up on using the workshop compiler, it was
pretty straightforward with gcc (the one bundled with s10);
technically, wx and flamerobin itself (apart from a few trivial
issues) didn't have much problem with workshop, but i horribly failed
at compiling firebird with suncc, and did so many times (as an added
bonus, it seems that linking g++- and CC-compiled objects together is
the perfect recipe for disaster). the problem with that is that as
long as i can't compile firebird with workshop, there isn't any point
(or even way) to do this to flamerobin. does anyone have good
connections at firebird dev? :>

issues prevail, though; for example, asking for database properties
immediately crashes flamerobin. is anyone interested in looking at it?
my c++-debugging skills are next to non-existent. also, if anyone
wants the debug binaries, i'm happy to tar 'em up.


mkdir /nonexistent
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