Hi! My name is David Oberhollenzer. My voice is my passport. Verify me. :-)
I'm more frequently known as Goliath tough, particularly on IRC. I work on mostly low-level software and am also an electronics enthusiast and GNUdist.
This is my personal website, it contains a collection of random stuff that I find interest. Everything published here is my personal opinion and does not necessarily represent the views of my employer, myself, or the catholic pope. Any resemblance to actual persons, living or dead, or actual events is purely coincidental. Make sure to enable parody check.
My programming career started on MS-DOS with QBasic. Being able to just draw into video memory got me fascinated about graphics stuff and led me into learning x86 assembly, which got me interested in "systems programming".
After a detour through electronics engineering, I ended up getting a degree in CS and currently work professionally on mostly C source code (somtimes C++, Assembly or other languages that come up), typically in the embedded Linux area.
I have collected a number of some small, toy programs and snippets that someone may find intersting.
For bigger pieces of software that are actually supposed to be useful, I created infraroot.at. This currently hosts squashfs-tools-ng, as well as a mirror of mtd-utils.
I also have a GitHub account with some stuff on it. For instance I recently published a toy bootloader written in C++. I also wrote a software rasterizier once when I was home stuck with a bit of a fever.
This site is largely work in progress and I still have to move a lot of stuff over. Besides the software snippets, I recently had the crazy idea to publish some currently-on-paper travelogs and maybe ramble about books/movies I enjoyed. You know, the kind of stuff people usually have on personal websites. Sadly this sort of thing takes time.