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November 2013

KeePass 2.24 Released

Just a quick note to say that KeePass 2.24 has been released. The downloads are here and the changelog is here.

I’ve written about my use of KeePass here.

I use the Portable KeePass version, so I just unzip it over the old version and we are good to go!



Update: Remember, if you are planning to use KeePass on Mac, make sure you have the latest version of X11 and Mono (3.2.3 or later).


Not Pushing

Here’s an odd little optimizer glitch – probably irrelevant to most people, but an indication of the apparent randomness that appears as you combine features. I’ve created an example which is so tiny that the only explanation I can come up with the for optimizer not “behaving properly” is that I’ve found an undocumented restriction relating to a particular feature.

Here’s the basic schema structure with query and execution plan – there’s nothing particularly significant about the object definitions – they’re just a couple of (reduced) structures from a client site I visited a few years ago:

VirtualBox 4.3.2 Released

After a major release, it’s not surprising that a maintenance release follows hot on the heals, so VirtualBox 4.3.2 has been released. The downloads and changelog are in the usual places. The changes include a fix for the Mac OS X upgrade issue I mentioned recently.

I’m currently running VirtualBox 4.3.x on Fedora 19, Oracle Linux 6, OS X Mavericks and Windows 7 with no real dramas, but the fixes are a welcome addition.


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