git status in the prompt

Working with git a lot I decided I needed some git status in my prompt. I searched the web and some solutions where almost what I wanted and this one by Sebastian Celis came very close. But it didn’t work with my version of zsh, because that didn’t seem to understand the =~ operator. I also think Sebastian makes things over complicated and so I changed some things aroud. This is what I came up with: [Read More]
git  sysadm  code  linux 

New version of

I was working on a customers project and I had to change a lot of files. This could easily be done with the sed and find commands, but I wanted these changes to be checked in into git as well. And I also wanted the git keywords expanded. There was always the trick to edit all the files with sed, then edit them again with and just press ZZ for all files. [Read More]


It took some time, but I did manage to make a new version of It has some errors corrected and some extra features.

And now it comes with its own, shiny, new man page. (

Come and g[ei]t it. It’s in the files section or on github.

Or clone it with:

git clone

I'm on Github

As I develop some scripts and other things for fun I decided to make some of these more public.

The following projects can be found on Github, with this URL

  • Header
  • MySQL backup

Have fun ans let me know what you think.


No more git RPM's

I, for some time now, created RPM’s for git. I will not do that anymore, because Dag Wieers RPMForge now has them and even up-to-date ones as well.

I also removed the git archive RPM’s.


New Git RPM set

There is a complete new set of Git RPMs put online. This is version and they are compiled for CentOS 5.5 on the i386 architecture.

You can find them in the Downloads section.


Those busy git developers

Last time I blogged that the developers of git are a really busy bunch.

Well, they really are. I found out I almost missed a complete release, so with this set I’m catching up.

Today I build version

By now, you know where to find them.

The next entry will be more interresting, not only git building.


Those busy git developers

The developers of git are a really busy bunch. Today a new git ( arrived, again, so I did build the RPM’s.

By now, you know where to find them.