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Journal Journal: bash script for ignoring all .*.cmd files

This command finds all directories with .*.cmd files (like all the .o.cmd files generating when building the kernel) and set the svn ignore command on them

svn status | grep "\.cmd" | cut -b8- | cut -d. -f1 | sort | uniq | xargs svn propset svn:ignore '.*.cmd'


How Demigod's Networking Problems Were Fixed 65

The launch of Demigod was troubled by piracy and networking difficulties, which publisher Stardock worked quickly to correct. They've now released a documentary that gives a detailed look behind the scenes of diagnosing and fixing those problems. It includes meetings, interviews with the devs, and part of the bug-tracking process during a frenzied 108-hour work week.

Journal Journal: Perl script for finding patterns

Ok, I reallt needed a bash command that could list the index of every occurance of a pattern in a file. I found this one-liner before:

perl -0777 -ne 'print index $_, "\x5d\x00\x00\x80\x00\x00"' afile.bin

This locates the first LZMA header in a file, but I need to find ALL headers, not just the first... Ok, I'm no perl specialist, but I came up with this:

use strict;
use warnings;

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