Articles tagged 'quickies'

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Git on Windows, now for Adobe Air

Just picked up this detailed post for using git on Windows, thought I’d share it here too. And just in time as well, I’ve spent a lot of time the last couple of days reading up on Adobe Air and making notes of possible applications I can play with...

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Converting a mercurial repo to git

Keeping with the exodus from SVN/Mercurial to git, here is a super quick guide for converting a Mercurial repo to git.

  1. Get the fast-export script via git:

    git clone git://repo.or.cz/fast-export.git

  2. Make a new (empty) git repo for the project that...

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Cohosting on Rubyforge & GitHub

Thanks to Dr Nic Williams for highlighting this at such an awesome time. I’ve got the source for ActiveRecord::Tableless now on GitHub and RubyForge, thanks to git. So you can grab a copy any time you want and contribute patches :)

Get the code via...

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Cleaning up capistrano deployments

The basic “cap deploy:cleanup” does its job well, but can leave traces behind.

I recently picked up that one of my servers in a Rails cluster had plenty more release directories than its peers, and they were very old. I was baffled, how does this...

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Cheating Git

Nope, its not another post about how incredible git is, instead I’m just gonna highlight a quick way to get used to git and/or git-svn during the transition (yes, resistance is futile).

$ sudo gem install cheat
$ cheat git
$ cheat gitsvn

No need...