Monthly Archives: February 2007

Eeek, a subtle bug in beta 6 of DDKBUILD.CMD

Sorry fellows, please bear with me. The last version of the DDKBUILD.CMD script misbehaves if you set a variable inside the pre/post-build scripts and expect that variable to propagate beyond the script’s execution. Thanks to my colleague Kristmundur here at … Continue reading

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Please keep foolin’ us – we like it, thanks :)

Last night I commented on the chauffeur of LS and still he didn’t make it into the “hall of fame” of LS’ management as logistics manager. I am one of the lucky ones to know his name and how he … Continue reading

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Where else in the world? …

Where else in the world are all Police motorbikes from Harley Davidson? … must be Iceland again! But for something more serious which fits well under the same heading. A blogger in Egypt has received a prison sentence for: “inciting … Continue reading

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DDKBUILD.CMD updated (v7.0 Beta 6)

Thanks to feedback from some users, several bugs could be fixed. The two worst were: Build scripts failed with relative pathes Return code of the script was wrong Also I took the chance to implement some minor changes in how … Continue reading

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Find the missing manager …

In their press announcement Lavasoft writes: The person that is referred to as the company’s chauffeur is the logistics manager of Lavasoft. … now all dictionaries I checked draw a direct connection between the terms “management” and “manager”. Am I … Continue reading

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NT Shell Scripts vs. Batch Scripts

Yesterday I posted a script in the F-Prot support forum. Many people think that .cmd files (such as DDKBUILD.CMD) are no more than renamed batch files. The trick employed in the posted script would not be possible using normal batch … Continue reading

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IDA 5.1 and Virtual PC 2007 released

Finally IDA 5.1 and Virtual PC 2007 have been released. I wrote about IDA during the beta-phase and I promise to write some more stuff (probably) the next weekend. Virtual PC 2007, just like its predecessor Virtual PC 2004, is … Continue reading

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Die sind schon da … wann dürfen wir endlich auch?

Wie einige vielleicht schon wissen, stamme ich aus der Gegend der deutsch-polnischen Grenze. Ich höre jetzt schon einige sagen: “Na hoffentlich ist das nicht ansteckend!”. Ich kann euch beruhigen, bisher habe ich noch niemanden mit diesem Problem angesteckt. Als Nachbar, … Continue reading

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Some knew it, others found out recently.

Since Corrine put it up so nicely I am not going to add anything for now. Maybe later. LS has finally trouble with the tax authorities. My Swedish is not good enough to translate it ad-hoc and I also lack … Continue reading

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Fairness, where fairness is due

In this article back in November 2006 I complained about the way the security flaw was reported. This was apparently fixed. So in I think it is only fair to publish that fact here as well. My apologies for the … Continue reading

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Bugfix release 1.1.1a for DDKWizard

Only some cosmetic changes and one real bugfix, of a bug that would cause confusion for users, were made. The bugfix concerns the Win32DLL project type. The 1.1.1 release did not have the line DLLENTRY=DllMain which was supposed to be … Continue reading

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Eeek, the WDK build introduced a nasty change in behavior …

Today I noticed something very unpleasant when I tried to build a project that was initially created with DDKWizard with the WDK instead of the WNET DDK. Only one .rc file is allowed per directory. You may however include one … Continue reading

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Problems when upgrading F-Prot 3.x to 6.x?

The F-Prot 3.x uninstaller of the Windows version has apparently a glitch. Due to how Windows works, this may lead to a blue screen if the driver entry in the registry was not removed during an upgrade to version 6.x! … Continue reading

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DDKWizard 1.1.1 released

Today I released DDKWizard 1.1.1 – fetch it here. This version brings “only” some improvements and corrections over 1.1.0 and nothing sensational 😉 Introduced new project type Win32DLL, the purpose should be clear from the name. The manual got an … Continue reading

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