Tweaks and Twiddles

Another round of software tweaks and twiddles -mostly minor, some a little more significant.

First, AMP has been bumped a couple of notches to 1.16. It’s mostly to do with a few colour tweaks, but also an annoying bug dealing with distros that don’t have the ‘bc’ utility installed by default.  Those should all now work fine (so that’s OpenSuse, Endeavour OS,

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A couple of changes…

You will perhaps have noticed a dramatic change to the ‘look and feel’ of the website: the result of getting bored with what had been the look-and-feel for nearly 2 years, I’m afraid! I’ve gone minimal and, I hope, more ‘punchy’ and easier to read in consequence.

There may be a few colour/font tweaks and twiddles in the days and weeks to come, but I think most of the disruption is done and dusted.

The second (quite big) change is that the site has now acquired

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Happy Christmas!

A Happy Christmas to all my readers.

It’s been a pretty rough year, but hopefully there are happier (and healthier!) times ahead.

May all your musical journeys in the year to come be interesting and enduring ones 🙂

See you in the New Year…

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A Slight Mishap!

Visitors to the website over the past ~12 hours or so will have noticed… errors. Lots of errors!

My apologies.

I’m not sure if it was the second whisky-and-soda of the evening, but I was attempting to backup the website via a script. That was working well. But the script was then supposed to delete old backups -anything older than 14 days.

The script therefore used a variant of the Bash command:

find $BACKUPDIR -type f -mtime +14 -exec rm -f {} \;

Now that’s a perfectly valid

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