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Mat Booth

Mat Booth is a software engineer who works commercial SCADA systems by day and hacks on Fedora and other Open Source software by night.

Email: fedora(at)matbooth.co.uk

Website: www.matbooth.co.uk

Activities Within Fedora

Package Maintenance

A comprehensive list of the packages I maintain in Fedora can be seen in the Package Database. What follows is a brief test plan for some of the packages I maintain.

  • eclipse-epic
    • Run eclipse from a terminal with -consoleLog.
    • Open Perl perspective, create a new Perl project with Module::Starter bits and create a new Perl file.
    • Syntax highlighting, occurrence highlighting, content-assist and Outline view contributions work.
    • Syntax error markers shown in Problems view and task tag markers shown in Tasks view.
    • Mouse-over Perl built-in function tooltips work.
    • Hit Ctrl-Shift-F to make sure Perl Tidy formatting works.
    • Right-click a built-in function "Perldoc" option opens Perldoc view.
    • Right-click a user function "Open Declaration" option works.
    • Create a "Perl Local" run profile and run, results appear in console.
    • Set a breakpoint and debug local profile, results appear in console and variable view works.
    • Create a "Perl CGI" run profile and run, server status appears in console, results appear in browser.
    • Set a breakpoint and debug CGI profile, server status appears in console, results appear in browser and variable view works.
    • TODO: Pod::Checker, Perl::Critic integration.
  • eclipse-phpeclipse
    • Run eclipse from a terminal with -consoleLog.
    • Open PHP perspective, create a new PHP project and PHP file.
    • Syntax highlighting, occurrence highlighting, content-assist and Outline view contributions work.
    • Syntax error markers shown in Problems view and task tag markers shown in Tasks view.
    • Start, stop and restart apache successfully.
    • Apache stops when eclipse is closed.
    • When running apache, right-click the editor "Show In->PHP Browser" works.
    • When running apache, right-click navigator view "Open PHP Browser" works.
    • Right-click navigator view "External PHP Parser" runs and results are in the console.
    • Win32 help preference page is removed.
    • Mouse-over PHP built-in function tooltips work and PHP Manual view works.
    • Right-click a built-in function "PHP Help" opens help system to correct page.
    • Right-click a user function "Open Declaration" option works.
    • All the "PHPEclipse Help" links work in the help contents.
    • TODO: Run profiles and debugging.

Random Notes

New Installation Checklist

  • Set right-alt as the compose key: Region and Language->Layouts->Options->Compose Key Position
  • Enable touchpad tap-to-click: Mouse and Touchpad->Touchpad
  • Enable menu icons and make fonts smaller: Tweak Tool->Fonts & Tweak Tool->Interface
 sudo yum install -y gnome-tweak-tool
  • Setup mail notifications: sudo yum install mail-notification
  • Mount remote shares.
 su -c 'echo "ic:/raid        /mnt/raid       nfs noauto,comment=systemd.automount    0 0" >> /etc/fstab'
  • Use vim alias even when root. /etc/profile.d/vim.sh
 if [ -n "$BASH_VERSION" -o -n "$KSH_VERSION" -o -n "$ZSH_VERSION" ]; then
 #  [ -x //usr/bin/id ] || return
 #  [ `//usr/bin/id -u` -le 100 ] && return
   # for bash and zsh, only if no alias is already set
   alias vi >/dev/null 2>&1 || alias vi=vim
 fi