Re: Profile / Debug w/o server modification?
Instruct ICC <instructicc <at> hotmail.com>
2007-08-01 01:20:46 GMT
>>From: "Richard Lynch" <ceo <at> l-i-e.com>
>>Your dev box should only match in software versions (okay, and any
>>really funky specialized hardware like a hardware random number
>>Don't ask them for a Gigaplex Mu-on 16-cpu 64 Gig RAM 4 Terabyte hard
>>Take an old box out of your closet and install the same versions of
>>the OS, Webserver, DB, and PHP and call it done.
>>Now, a QA box, where you do load-testing and serious "release
>>candidate" testing, yeah, THAT should match the production box, if at
>Do you know of any (free as in money) disk imaging software that would
>capture all the patches/configurations/etc. Actually, as I write this, I
>remember the reason the imaging tool I used had mysterious failures was
>probably due to bad memory, and I could use a different box now.
>Thanks for the advice.
Regarding duplicating the box versus software:
I'm working on a C++ project on a Mac Pro and a MacBook Pro. Both have
Intel Core 2 Duo (but the Mac Pro states Xeon, while the MacBook Pro does
not detail that. The Mac Pro is 4 cores while the MacBook Pro is 2 cores).
Both use MinGW for Mac 3.4.5, the same mtapi
http://www.metaquotes.net/files/mtapi.zip and Wine 0.9.40. Same OS version
of course, and only 2GB RAM in both each.
I was able to compile on the Mac Pro, but when I tried on the MacBook Pro, I