Piku’s Blog

February 7, 2009

Tumblog (blog moved)

Filed under: Piku's Blog — Piku @ 5:18 pm

I started a tumblog on Tumblr and I do not plan on continuing this blog.

Update your bookmark to ropiku.tumblr.com and your RSS feed.

July 13, 2008

Last week links

Filed under: Links — Piku @ 9:01 am

6 Optimization Tips for Ruby MRI

A fiew tips on how to write more efficient ruby code

June 13, 2008

Git trick

Filed under: Git — Tags: , , — Piku @ 11:11 pm

A friend asked me about an error he had while trying ‘git pull, it was saying that file X was not uptodate.

For git pull (actually for merge) you need to not have anything uncommited (either commit or reset). But he did not wanted to commit because he didn’t finished working neither reset because he would lose his work.

There is another way, git stash: Git stash saves your modifications away and gives you a clean working dir. Use ‘git stash <optional name>‘ to create a stash. With ‘git stash list‘ you can view your stashes, ‘git stash show <name>‘ to view a specific stash and ‘git stash apply <name>‘ to apply it.

In his case he needed to run:

git stash work
git pull
git apply work

June 11, 2008

Long time gone

Filed under: Piku's Blog — Tags: — Piku @ 11:15 pm

I haven’t written for a long time here. I was very busy with school and the InfoMatrix competition, where I won Silver medal with my ruby continuous integration service, more about it in a short while.

I am working more and more with Ruby, Rails professionally and trying out Merb, Datamapper, Amazon Web Services for personal project. I will try and post here from time to time my experiences with Ruby and other things I am using.

If you have anything that you would like me to write about please say. Also if you want to test my continuous integration (it’s kind of alpha) then please contact me.

May 3, 2008

Compiling git with documentation

Filed under: Git — Tags: , , , , , , , — Piku @ 3:34 pm

I have previously posted how to compile git on Ubuntu but while using git I wanted to consulte the manual to get information about some commands and git help didn’t work. It seems that you have to manually specify when compiling that you want to have documentation included too.

Here’s how to do that. Go to the directory where you have unarchived git sources and type:

make doc
sudo make install-doc

You can also combine them when you compile git:

make all doc
sudo make install install-doc
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