Brokencode GO

By on 7-15-2016 in Code

Brokencode GO

I recently saw a link on Hacker News about making a game of finding bugs in open source projects. Given the recent release of Pok√©mon GO, I whipped up this picture. If only my job was this easy, or this fun…

Brokencode GO

– The code in question is from Blender, though more specifically libopenjpeg, it seems. I grabbed a copy of the file for context and recreated the bug.
– I chose (ha) Venomoth as a nod to the first computer bug.
– 42 is, of course, The Answer.
– My first thought was “Offbyone”, but “Wrongvar” is pretty common, and easier to point out.

In other news, earlier this week I made a satirical hat based on Trump’s 2016 campaign slogan:
Make Everyone Else Worse