Subversion on 1&1, redux.

Looks like someone used my post on building svn on 1&1 hosting. I am such an AUTHORITY. I just wish I could figure out how to build 1.8 without running out of memory. Andy has some hints for 1.6. Fails for me. Well, 1.4 seems to still work enough to update...

Git Bash – where’s my flash drive?

I spend my day in the magnificent Git Bash shell. Recently I started bring work home by pushing the project to a bare Git repository on the flash drive at B: git remote add flash /b/circdesk-android.git git push flash If the flash drive was not mounted before Git Bash...

Git Alias – ignore all whitespace

A talk at last year’s Chicago Code Camp spoke about Git aliases. Up until now I used shell aliases in the (wonderful) MINGW32 Git Bash shell, so “$ gs” is $ git status. $ git diff is something I use a lot, but sometimes you want to ignore whitespace,...

Migrating to Mercurial

I have been wrestling with converting my old source code projects to a modern source control system and in some cases source control at all. At one point, I tried using a converter from CVS to Subversion, with lousy results. Fast-forward to today, where, armed with a...