Yesterday I found a good news regarding ATI Catalyst 7.12. This version is a kind of bug fixes, there is no new features added this month. Anyway, I decided to upgrade from 7.11 because newer should be better. While installing I realized other interesting facts.
- ATI Catalyst 7.12 now supports Ubuntu 8.04 Hardy!
fglrxnow requires dkms, a part of Dell Linux Project. In other words, fglrx will be rebuilt automatically according to each kernel upgrade. No need for manual compilation by
I was very happy to hear about dkms. That means I don't have to fear upgrading kernel anymore. After upgrading to 7.12, my laptop had gone...
After the first patching attempt to display Buddhist era in Drupal correctly, I found an annoying issue as a result at Drupal Thailand while trying to edit my own comment. The node's date is formatted by
format_date() using custom format with
Y. Unfortunately, the date string is converted back to seconds using
strtotime() which doesn't recognize Buddhist era, says 2550. I had to change 2550 to 2007 to save that comment.
I got a request to fix problem regarding lack of Buddhist era in Drupal for so long. This should be classified as a bug of PHP and Drupal. PHP provides only
strftime() which recognizes locale setting,
setlocale(). Unfortunately, Drupal uses only
gmdate(). That's the problem. So I have to patch
common.inc to handle