October 12, 2018 | 18:30

-d in go get

Saturday, I am sitting at a Starbucks in Bangalore, trying my hands on a Golang project. I come across this argument -d in go get: The go CLI help says: The -d flag instructs get to stop after downloading the packages; that is, it instructs get not to install the packages. Read more

September 8, 2018 | 18:30

Exit Vim in between Git operation

Long I have been procrastinating over this. Whenever I had to quit out of the Vim while doing git-rebase interactively I would be going over to a new terminal window, and perform git rebase --abort and then close the other window too. Today, I learned if you ever want to quit Vim either while committing or rebasing, just do :cq. This quits Vim with an error code, and Git will abort the action. Read more

May 13, 2016 | 16:30

Notes: GTD and Taskwarrior

The posts tagged with notes are stuffs that I learned over time from blogs, articles, trying out on my own. The posts will be updated whenever I learn something new on the topic. This post can be easily read anytime and anywhere. Also, they can be easily shared. Do comment/point out if something is wrong out there. Inspired by Julia Evans to write these posts. What is GTD? Read more

June 10, 2014 | 12:00

Git Password Caching

Bookmark for me. To use this option, you need to turn on the credential helper so that Git will save your password in memory for some time: $ git config --global credential.helper cache # Set git to use the credential memory cache By default Git will cache your password for 15 minutes. You can change this if you like. git config --global credential.helper 'cache --timeout=3600' # Set the cache to timeout after 1 hour (setting is in seconds) Ref: https://help. Read more

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