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Long time no see

It has been a while indeed, calise development more or less stopped in the last year (even more) and I didn’t write a word about it… It’s few weeks now that I’ve had a bit more spare time and so … Continue reading

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Post 0.4.0 release patches

In the same folder of the 0.4.0 tar.gz package I uploaded 3 patches, here’s some explanation: iss3543010.fix.diff: pointer from integer without cast (64bit) bugfix (useless, it was a request to being able uploading to Launchpad) iss3543055.fix.diff: a bugfix for a … Continue reading

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Graph and pre-release thoughts

Within a week version 0.4.0 should be released, you would be surprised since version 0.3.0 was released less than two weeks ago but I have one (at least) strict release versioning rule: if there are major changes then mid version number … Continue reading

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DBus implementation & roadmap

With commit 228 232 (way better than first implementation published) on svn, calise *can* be called a service. I successfully replaced the http server with a full featured DBus based service (from now onward DBus is a dependency of course). … Continue reading

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June bugfixes

Within few days I’ll release version 0.2.1 of the program. Version 0.2.1 will come with some bugfixes of bugs related to hardware with multiple kernel backlight interfaces and/or a high (10000+) number of steps – I absolutely didn’t consider that … Continue reading

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Looking at 0.2 (wip)

Svn still hasn’t received any update but a “stable” (actually “working”) piece of code is not far from being completed. Let’s see what I’m working on right now in a picture… There you can see: full working logging (module aware) … Continue reading

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That daemon has horns

Just few thoughts. The daemon works, mostly well, but: Client-Daemon communication (through tempfile) is ugly There are no error exceptions so also minor errors (just say silly unfixed errors) cause capture-thread to exit unexpectedly and since communication  is on a … Continue reading

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Preliminary data

I took all data I had, registred back than with calise, and I analyzed a bit. Here are simplyfied results for twilight condition before sunset #data based on my latitude (46° 4′), but I think they can easily adapted to … Continue reading

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Further…

You may have noticed that developement paused since January (and will be so till March). I’m a student and actually the only developer here, so if I pause developement to study for my exams, the project itselt will pause. On … Continue reading

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Core improvements

Nothing has been committed on svn yet, but I’ve written a Xlib custom C library specifically for calise that can improve CPU usage down to 60% of the pyQt4 one usage (and I’m still improving to obtain the best performance … Continue reading

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