SLES on Azure

This is a reminder for myself mainly. The update servers for SLES 11 SP3 on Azure changed – and there is a pretty well managed process to change the update repos.

Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate

The process and change control for the build/rebuild is pretty straight-forward now. Updated the main archive server from Windows Server 2008 R2 to Windows Server 2012 Release Candidate. Looks great – some nice features – and it seems to be faster than the previous version. Also this blog is hosted as a SUSE Linux web […]

WordPress filesystem abstraction – and automatic updates

Way back in the not-so-distant past the only way to update WordPress was to download (wget/ftp) updates, plugins and themes, unpack them and perform the update/install. It is possible to pull the latest builds from subversion – but that’s really focused on the core hacker. New in WP 2.7 was the ability to update automatically. […]

Change control: SLES 10 updates

Planned upgrades this weekend SLES 10 SP1 –> SP2 for both x86 and x64   How-to: Local update: Release notes:

WordPress 2.3.2

Now live: Download from: Works well so far.

Blog backend updates

I’ve just updated most of the hosted blogs to WordPress 2.3 – so far so good. I need to update the integrated photo stuff to Gallery 2.2 as well – that’s going to be a lot more involved and needs some good planning and change control.

WordPress updates

Away from home and the WordPress updates come in.. 2.2.3 is a security update; also 2.3 Release Candidate 1 should be out tomorrow. I also bumped the version of subscribe2 on the family blog – that fixed a lot of problems 🙂

WordPress 2.3 beta 1

The paint is still wet – but it looks like it works 🙂 Some plugins (feedwordpress) look like they are broken. I’m looking forward to this release – improvements to the javascript, better url redirection and at last built in tags! The tags look like they are using a similar idea to the Drupal taxonomy […]

Copfilter 0.84 beta 1

My IMAP patch got included in the latest update to Copfilter.   fix: fixes from various copfilter forum users (see the bugs section in the forum or CHANGELOG for the details), most important ones are mentioned below fix: fix in cron.daily (it could hang) – thx DaPinky fix: IMAP Buffer increase (it could hang) – […]


Back from BrainShare and the usual round of patching the internal boxes. The firewall/spam server got a good round of updates. IPcop had two major updates. Also the CLAM anti-virus for the mail sweeper got updated to 0.90.1 There are also a stack of SLES 10 and Windows 2003 updates to test and install. Sigh. […]