$ echo "howdy" | cowsay
< howdy >
        \   ^__^
         \  (oo)\_______
            (__)\       )\/\
                ||----w |
                ||     ||

CMake ExternalProject options

CMake manpages are about the most verbose manpages on the planet. All I wanted to do was import an external project and customise the build options without having to go and add files into the child project / patch them / whatever.

Dangerous scams #762: IntoleranceLab Ltd

Back in February or so, I’d been covering some ground on atopy and allergies etc and came across a company called IntoleranceLab Ltd (Company #11049115). They claimed to perform “Allergen and allergy testing” with nothing more than a few strands of hair.

Docker image for delivering AWS S3 logs via AWStats

I had a small project to display some simple stats for, for some static content sitting in an AWS S3 bucket. I could have forwarded everything to Elastic+Kibana and showed some fancy graphs and charts, but I was only being asked for what I could easily produce via AWStats.

AWS S3 log format for awstats

For S3 logging, awstats needs its LogFormat set up in the following manner: %other %extra1 %time1 %host %logname %other %method %url %methodurl %code %other %extra2 %bytesd %other %extra3 %refererquot %uaquot %other %other %other %other %other %virtualname %other Amazon’s documentation is available here