October 07, 2002

Penis Puppets

According to this story on Y! News, "Jay Leno has booked two men who are famous worldwide for shaping their penises into fast food icons and landmarks."

Who'd have thought...

Posted by jzawodn at 02:50 PM

Cheap Tricks Yahoo News Should Steal from the NYT

From Mediasavvy:

On a Saturday the New York Times technology news page and Yahoo's technology news page are very similar in content, but could not be more different in design. The differences are telling.

I especially like the font rant.

Posted by jzawodn at 02:27 PM

MySQL 4.1 Source Tree Available

If you like to live on the bleeding edge and play with code that's not yet ready for prime-time, good news! You can now get the MySQL 4.1 source tree. The only real difference from the 3.23 and 4.0 trees is the port number. It is 7004.

Well, there are differences in the code itself, but getting the code is just as easy:

bk clone bk://work.mysql.com:7004 mysql-4.1

And start compiling.

Posted by jzawodn at 02:07 PM

A Watched Server Never Breaks

For the past week, I've been waiting for one of my FreeBSD servers to reproduce a problem we've been seeing with MySQL + LinuxThreads. This particular machine is running a custom build of MySQL 4.0.4 (or MySQL 404, as I like to call it). So far, no problem. Why? Probably because I'm watching... waiting... and waiting...

A week ago, I couldn't keep the server from shitting itself every 12 hours. Now it's been up for almost 5 days.

How annoying.

Posted by jzawodn at 12:30 PM