Deconstructing a Git Branch — The Tools…Seriously? (Part 3 of 5)

As I confessed last time around, I mismanaged some Git-branch evolution and had to reconstruct what the branch would have looked like, if I wasn’t an idiot. I tried to fix things up with the Git command-line, which I’m sure can be done … but I sure couldn’t find all the pieces to do the job. So I turned to GUI tools, hoping for extra insight. After all, Git has GUI tools, right? I read that somewhere, recently. What I found was that many of the Git GUI tools are designed to provide GUI assistance to the basic, common operations. …

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Subversion binaries community project

New community project focuses on the creation of Subversion binaries and bindings and improving build scripts.

A generation question

I must admit that I’m new to blogging and these lines have been written on plain old paper first – yes, I was a COBOL developer in the early days of my professional career and I still write a lot of things in upper case. When I made the move to a small start-up named Atria Software back in 1996, the world of software development looked quiet different: small to mid-sized teams, typically co-located around a specially designated project server. Today’s broadband connections are faster than most intranet lines then, and different sites are connected through GB-capacity leased lines? Back …

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CollabNet Subversion update

What’s going on with CollabNet Subversion?

Compiling JavaHL On Mac OS X

  Usually compiling JavaHL is pretty simple: just follow the directions mentioned in the source code. Not on OS X though, there is an anomaly on OS X when running "make javahl" or "make install-javahl". When you run these make targets on OS X, you get output like this: ld: multiple definitions of symbol ___divdi3/usr/lib/gcc/powerpc-apple-darwin8/4.0.1/libgcc.a(_divdi3.o) private external definition of ___divdi3 in section (__TEXT,__text)/usr/lib/libgcc_s.10.4.dylib(_divdi3_s.o) definition of ___divdi3ld: multiple definitions of symbol ___udivdi3/usr/lib/gcc/powerpc-apple-darwin8/4.0.1/libgcc.a(_udivdi3.o) private external definition of __udivdi3 in section (__TEXT,__text)/usr/lib/libgcc_s.10.4.dylib(_udivdi3_s.o) definition of ___udivdi3ld: multiple definitions of symbol ___umoddi3/usr/lib/gcc/powerpc-apple-darwin8/4.0.1/libgcc.a(_umoddi3.o) private external definition of___umoddi3 in section (__TEXT,__text)/usr/lib/libgcc_s.10.4.dylib(_umoddi3_s.o) definition of ___umoddi3/usr/bin/libtool: internal link edit …

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