Subversion ‘is missing or not locked’ error

Recently I was doing some work on a few PHP scripts, and came by a rather annoying error while trying to commit to subversion:

svn: Commit failed (details follow):
svn: Working copy '/srv/www/htdocs/newcall/stats/generated' is missing or not locked

The problem was a directory, “generated”. This …

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Android 2.0.1 update

So, I updated my Droid to Android 2.0.1 today. I’ll be honest that it didn’t work the way I’d hoped. When I woke up this morning (December 10th 2009) I had an alert dialog on screen telling me that an update was ready. It …

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Android links - maps, dial a phone number

If you’ve used Google search from an Android device to search for a business, you’ve probably noticed the two interesting “buttons” to the right of the search listing - “Get Directions” and a button for the phone number. It turns out, these are pretty easy to implement.

The “Get …

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root on a Cyclades ACS console server

At work we have a Cyclades ACS16 console server (running Cyclades-ACS16-Linux V_3.2.0 (Jan/04/08)). While the docs claim all sorts of LDAP features, there’s nothing (either in the web GUI or the CLI configuration tool) to setup LDAP with TLS or required group membership …

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