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Fun git tricks: did you know what you can get the raw plaintext patch for any commit on GitHub just by adding .patch to the end of the URL? For example:
And if you knew that: did you know you can get the equivalent of git’s --full-index option by passing the ?full_index=1 query parameter?
I wonder how many buildsystems still try to use -no-cpp-precomp… it took me so long to track down where it even came from. http://www.mistys-internet.website/blog/blog/2013/10/19/no-cpp-precomp-the-compiler-flag-that-time-forgot/
Ever get annoyed with `bundle install` or `npm install` not being able to find your Homebrew deps? Yeah, me too - so I wrote a tool to fix it. Give it a try! http://www.mistys-internet.website/blog/blog/2020/11/23/bundle-install-with-homebrew-magic-using-brew-bundle-exec/
Vancouver library people: VPL has a paid internship for candidates aged 15-30, and they’re specifically seeking out BIPOC and LGBTQA2+ candidates. https://jobs.vancouver.ca/job/Vancouver-Library-Internship-Brit/693449100/
BC friends: in case you missed it yesterday, there’s new provincial restrictions. In particular:
* Masks are now mandatory for all indoor public spaces.
* Social lockdown and travel restrictions extended to at least December 7, and are now province-wide.
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