Making JetBrains Rider work with Nix and devenv

A few weeks (even months) ago I had a problem that made JetBrains Rider stop working properly on my environment. I figured out that the problem was due the way devenv1 sets up the environment.

Using the dotnet module on devenv is trivial, you just need to enable it:

  languages.dotnet.enable = true;

This will set the $DOTNET_ROOT environment variable with the root path of your chosen .NET SDK. In this case, you need to set the following options on Rider:

  1. Fun fact: I introduced the dotnet module on devenv! ↩︎

Articles from blogs I follow around the net

The four tenets of SOA revisited

Twenty years after. In the January 2004 issue of MSDN Magazine you can find an article by Don Box titled A Guide to Developing and Running Connected Systems with Indigo. Buried within the (now dated) discussion of the technology…

via ploeh blog March 4, 2024

Building a demo of the Bleichenbacher RSA attack in Rust

Recently while reading Real-World Cryptography, I got nerd sniped1 by the mention of Bleichenbacher's attack on RSA. This is cool, how does it work? I had to understand, and to understand something, I usually have to build it. Well, friends, that is what…

via blog March 4, 2024

How to unbreak Dolphin on SteamOS after the QT6 update

A recent update to Dolphin made it switch to QT6. This makes it crash with this error or something like it: dolphin-emu: symbol lookup error: dolphin-emu: undefined symbol: _Zls6QDebugRK11QDockWidget, version Qt_6 This is fix…

via Xe Iaso's blog March 3, 2024

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