Where's the shareware?

Today is the first day of MacHeist 2, an event where you can get 10 shareware OS X applications for $49USD (all the apps regularly priced at $343.75USD). That's a pretty spanking good deal. This year's heist looks pretty good... last year's was better, but this year isn't bad …

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Annvix 3.0-RELEASE released

Just finished releasing Annvix 3.0-RELEASE. It's been almost a year since the last release and while this one isn't as significant (in terms of features) as 2.0-RELEASE was, it's significant in that RSBAC is gone, AppArmor is default, new kernel, new glibc, and a whole host of other …

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Sicko Film

A little late to the party here, but I just finished watching Sicko, a film by Michael Moore. I'm still astounded by what I saw. I sincerely thank God that a) I'm a pretty healthy individual (lack of exercise and such aside) and b) that I live in Canada. I …

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PHP hashes seem... off

While working on the Mandriva maintainer's database, one thing needed is an authentication token as a very basic safety precaution. I couldn't figure out why it wasn't working and it looks like PHP's message digest hashing is off. Has anyone ever seen this before? Here's a quick demo:

% echo rpmctl …
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