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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Stupid Programming Bugs

I will start trying to cllect stupid programming bugs that I have wasted my time on. Especially if I did not google the answer the first time. http://wiki.andy.glew.ca/wiki/Stupid_Programming_Bugs http://wiki.andy.glew.ca/wiki/Forgetting_to_flush_stdout_and_stderr_before_fork Now I'll expose how stupid a programmer I can be. By recording stupid timewasting bugs that I should have known better about. So that, I hope, I will be able to google them if I repeat the bug Ditto others.

1 comment:

Andy "Krazy" Glew said...

Sad thing is that I have written test rigs that did the fflushng properly in the past. But for various reasons I was not supposed to reuse my old test setup, or anything like CUnit, in my current project.

When we deliberately forget the past, we are condemned to repeat it.