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Processing files with spaces in filenames

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Sometimes I get files from friends who use certain graphical operating systems, where it’s ok to use spaces in filenames. Processing these files on Unix isn...

Cleaning the CPAN cage: January 2015

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In the first installment of my participation in the CPAN Pull Request Challenge I was assigned the module XML::NamespaceSupport. The module enables one to pr...

Installing MinGW doesn’t suck anymore

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Recently a PhD student at the institute where I work wanted to use make and gfortran on a Windows box without having to install Cygwin in order to compile a ...