Entries from March 2021

How To Determine Where MySQL Looks For my.cnf

Author: , March 22nd, 2021

Ah, the power of grep!

How To Configure GIT To Push The Current Branch Only

Author: , March 16th, 2021

Recent changes to git have made the push default choice a bit confusing – “matching” vs. “simple” I picked “matching” when prompted. This means that git push by itself will try to push ALL local branches, not just the one you are working on. Personally, I find that a bit mad, so I decided to […]

How To Process System Exit Codes Using Perl Eval

Author: , March 9th, 2021

The trick to using eval to catch shell execution is to return twice, once inside the eval and once outside:

Neat!