Category Archives: build

iOS Compiler Bug: -O3 FIXES It?!

This is officially the strangest optimization-related compiler bug I’ve ever seen. It turned up as an error decompressing some data. Now, the decompression isn’t some crazy custom algorithm. It’s zlib, one of the most portable and well-tested bits of code … Read the rest of this entry

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iOs Compiler (Bug?): “invalid offset, value too big”

This is a bug that’s bit me a few times already. Basically, the iOS compiler fails to generate some function somewhere in the code file causing it to bail with the error “invalid offset, value too big”. Problem is, it … Read the rest of this entry

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MSBuild and Visual Studio’s Hosting of It

This is an interesting issue that might have bitten you if you’ve been trying to get code generators to play nicely in C# projects. You get your generator. You get your project. You open up the project and add an … Read the rest of this entry

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