Monthly Archive: January 2012

Jan 07

Of embedded black boxes

Over the last few months I’ve been working on projects using PIC microcontrollers. At first I had a rather negative view of the PIC processors. Since I started coding on them, I have come to realize that it is the compiler that I have issues with much more than the hardware. The compiler we’ve been …

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Jan 07

Cleaning up filenames for transfer to windows

For those of you run multiple operating systems, you may have run across the problem where the filenames on one are not valid on the other. Specifically I’ve had that problem when using NTFS filesystems between Linux and Windows. The NTFS3G drivers on Linux will allow characters in the file names that windows doesn’t like. …

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