Monthly Archives: September 2015

MacOS dotfiles for lots of command line customization

I’m a lazy programmer and computer operator. I like to use the minimum amount of keystrokes on the command line. As such, I really like this project:¬†https://github.com/mathiasbynens/dotfiles.

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MacOS file merge

http://www.howtogeek.com/198043/how-to-merge-folders-on-mac-os-x-without-losing-all-your-files-seriously/

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show .files in mac finder

defaults write com.apple.finder AppleShowAllFiles -bool YES killall Finder

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How to determine which git commit broke the build

Git bisect works with binary search. If you have automated test script that returns status 0 if the test is ok, you can even run the test as part git bisect. http://stackoverflow.com/questions/4713088/how-to-use-git-bisect/4714297#4714297.

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How to safely delete files in git

Usually you want to delete files from the origin repo without deleting them from everyone’s local repo: ¬†http://www.arlocarreon.com/blog/git/untrack-files-in-git-repos-without-deleting-them/

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How to set up a git repository on a shared server

chgrp -R foo repodir # set the group chmod -R g+rw repodir # allow the group to read/write chmod g+s `find repodir -type d` # new files get group id of directory find <gitrepo> -type d | xargs setfacl -R … Continue reading

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