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Git

Why use git with svn?

I got this question recently:

Why do you use git when we have svn already?

The easy and smart-xxxx answer is “Because I can..” – but that’s not acurate. So if you’ll allow me – I’ll just get on top of my soap-box …

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Git

Moving from svn to git

When working with JDeveloper you’ll have the option of use “Version Application” to drop everything into a Subversion repository.

BUT! … if you, like me, would rather use the command line for your version control stuff (and lots of other stuff). Then that … why not.

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Software development

Adding EPEL to Oracle Linux

In an earlier post I wrote about how to install git from source.

I’ve found an easier way. Add the EPEL repository to YUM.

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Software development

SVN ignore and JDeveloper 11g

I’ll confess to being a command prompt geek. OK, so I said it. Let’s move on.

When committing JDeveloper files from command line to Subversion, one has to be a bit careful.

JDeveloper is not using the “normal” svn:ignore properties (wouldn’t that be nice) it’s using it’s own list of ignore patterns.

Well … never mind: we can add them ourselves.