Archive for April, 2009

Geolocation over WiFi

Wednesday, April 22nd, 2009

I was playing with my iPod Touch today, skimming throught Google maps, when I accidentaly hit the Show current location button. I knew that my iPod doesn’t have a GPS so I never really expected it to work. I was really stunned when after 3 seconds it showed me a map of Uppsala, with a […]

GDB and QEMU on Windows

Tuesday, April 21st, 2009

A few weeks ago I started to work on a small operating system for a MIPS-based development motherboard. When thinking about a development toolchain, I immediately looked at one of my favorite emulators – QEMU. QEMU has a few nice features that make development of operating systems easier than ever. One of these features is […]

Compiling GDB under Windows

Wednesday, April 15th, 2009

Just a quick post to make things simpler for everyone who is googling for help when compiling GDB debugger under Windows. There are two small oddities that require edits in the source code when compiling GDB 6.8 using MingW with MSYS. In sim\common\sim-signal.c: replace #ifdef _MSC_VER with #ifdef _WIN32 In gdb\tui\tui-io.c: find the line with […]

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