Category Archives: Build

Gradle Task to Validate Clover On OFF Comment

One way to tell Clover to skip instrumentation of a chunk of code is to enclose the code with “/// CLOVER:OFF” and “/// CLOVER:ON”. For example, you may want to skip the JMockit expectation and verifications chunks. /// CLOVER:OFF new … Continue reading

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Java Code Exclusion for Backporting

Sometimes we need to exclude a few classes/packages from the the final¬†product build. For example, we need to cherry pick some latest changes and apply them back to an old product deployed with older JVM. If some of the new … Continue reading

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Install VirtualBox Guest Additions

After upgrading my VirtualBox to 4.3.6 and installing Kubuntu 13.10, I had some problems to install the Guest Additions. After a few hours struggling, I made it work eventually. Here is the notes: Step #1: Make sure the Guest Additions … Continue reading

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Linux WiFi Driver (BackPorts) ARM Cross Compile

This is a link to one of my previous works aiming to backport the latest (in Linux 3.11 kernel tree) WiFi chipset driver to ARM based Linux kernel 2.6.39.

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