The general rule of thumb when porting an open-source package is to keep track of the changes you make to get it to build and execute on your system, and if you think the changes would be useful to the community at large, to submit them to the maintainers of the package.
This is an updated version of an article that was first posted on November 16, 2010. This version adds several diagrams and covers some additional subtopics.
I started thinking about the qualities that separate great programmers from merely good programmers. Read on to learn my views.
So, you are thinking of upgrading to a new release of OpenVOS, or to a newer hardware platform, and you want to know the effect on the response time or the throughput of your application? What do you do to answer this question? Read on to hear some suggestions.