Linux (and other Unixes) store user information in a file called passwd and the associated passwords in another file called shadow, both located in /etc. Both files are text files and use a : as the field separator. I currently have the need to sort and filter these files in various ways. This post is … Continue reading Some Linux tools for handling and filtering the passwd file
Month: April 2022
dxgettext homepage down
The homepage of GnuGetText for Delphi (dxgettext) seems to be down (it redirects to www.delphidk.dk which my DNS cannot resolve). Here is the last archived version on the Internet Archive.
GExpertsInst is not a valid reference
Starting with GExperts 1.3.20 calling the standalone Experts Manager displayed the error message "GExpertsInst is not a valid reference". After that the tool actually works fine. This bug has now been fixed in the current source code. I don't think this minor inconvenience justifies a new release.
some dxgettext improvements
I fixed a bug in the dxgettext executable which made it add wrong ressource string names to the po files which in turn made the msgmergePOT tool select wrong translations. You will have to compile your own executable to get this bugfix. The source code is in the project's svn repository on SourceForge. Also I … Continue reading some dxgettext improvements
GExperts 1.3.21 experimental twm 2022-04-09 released
You may remember that I was forced to reduce GExperts support for Delphi 6 a while ago, because the IDE no longer started on my computer. It turns out that it was a GExperts bug after all. The fix was simple once I knew what the problem was. And I only found out because carrchri, … Continue reading GExperts 1.3.21 experimental twm 2022-04-09 released