Author Archives: Xeon Xai

Punk with a mohawk, who enjoys rollerblading and having fun.

Why Apple Needs to Improve the App Review Process Timeframe

When I first started submitting bug fixes back in December of 2011, the app review process timeframe was at 5 days from submission to approval, where it then ends up in the app store. Currently, it is at 11 days average, from submission to approval. For both new apps, and bug fixes. 11 days is […]

Xcode 4.2 and SVN Authentication Fix

I was having issues with SVN for a long time after upgrading to Xcode 4+ from version 3.2+ when trying to commit file changes. No suggestion I found on the Internet solved them until I found a proper solution. After making my /etc/apache2/other/svn.conf file resemble this, I was finally able to get Xcode 4 to […]

Mac OS X Lion and MySQL Startup

After installing Mac OS X Lion and updated my PHP extensions, as well as installing the newest MySQL, I found that when I tried to use MySQL, it wasn’t working. Seems that MySQL wouldn’t start up do to owner settings. MySQL was previously installed in Snow Leopard with file ownership set to mysql:wheel, which worked […]

Mac OS X Lion Upgrade PHP Extensions Tutorial: ImageMagick and More.

After upgrading my Mac OS X Snow Leopard to Mac OS X Lion, I noticed that some of my PHP extensions that I had compiled to work with the Apple PHP 5.3.6 binary had been removed. Some, not all. Which I assume is due to them having been compiled 4-way binary compatible (PowerPC and i386/x86_64). […]