Category Archives: Hug-Witschi

envvc now on GitHub

Not a lot has happened for envvc recently (it was updated for VC 2010, but not for newer versions). One thing though merits mentioning: the source (along with the latest binary and project file) are published on GitHub now.

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Merge down, copy up

If you are using any SCM that allows cheap branches (like Perforce) and are following the advices from the High-level Best Practices document, you might be interested in (or already know) Laura Wingerd’s presentation Convergence vs. Divergence: Purposeful Merging with … Continue reading

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envvc

Did you ever have the need to use different versions of Microsofts Visual C++ compiler from the command line? Did you wish you wouldn’t have to constantly call vcvars32.bat or change your environment (PATH, INCLUDE and LIB variables)? In comes … Continue reading

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Gratulation nach Schwarzenburg!

Wie diese Woche bekannt wurde, gewann Kaba-Gilgen AG aus Schwarzenburg nach einem sechsmonatigen Pilotbetrieb die internationale Ausschreibung der Pariser Métro (RATP), zwei Linien mit halbhohen Bahnsteigtüren (Platform Screen Doors PSD half-height, PDF) auszurüsten. Ich gratuliere dem ADP-Team von Kaba-Gilgen für … Continue reading

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dmake Stories

At work, we started using dmake in 1991 (or even earlier) for building the firmware for the Vending Machine Controller Euro’90. The firmware consisted mostly of PL/M and C code and the compilers suffered from the DOS limitation of 127 … Continue reading

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