Sigh, GoDaddy

Well, it’s official. All my domains are now registered with GoDaddy. Why? Because while they have a website which makes my eyes bleed, they constantly have coupons like OMGWTF FREE DOMAIN TRANSFERS for 5 years. So, I pay nothing. I’ll revisit who to transfer my domains to in about 5 years. Any suggestions until then?

Increase the max number of processes

I ran into this problem earlier today. This will increase the number of processes at a time, above the default 256. w00t. echo ‘limit maxproc 2000 2000’ | sudo tee -a /etc/launchd.conf sudo reboot

Finally starting to get git, at 1% at least

I work on a project on both my desktop and laptop. Each one tracks remote origin, but sometimes I do work on my desktop and want to continue it on my laptop. So, here goes. This might be totally bogus, but it appears to work. Maybe some git-gurus can improve? Lets setup my laptop add […]

macports: git-upload-pack: command not found

When doing a git clone from a repo hosted on a Mac OSX machine (installed using macports), I get this error on the client (Linux, cygwin, whatever): git-upload-pack: command not found Solution is to do this on the OSX machine: cd /usr/bin sudo ln -s /opt/local/bin/git* . Blatently stolen from this guy:

Also, better git macports install

But with XCode 4, who needs it? sudo port install git-core +svn +doc +bash_completion +gitweb

Git bash prompt

This is super useful: export PS1=”\[\033[38m\]\u@\h\[\033[01;34m\] \w \[\033[31m\]\`ruby -e \”print (%x{git branch 2> /dev/null}.grep(/^\*/).first || ”).gsub(/^\* (.+)$/, ‘(\1) ‘)\”\`\[\033[37m\]$\[\033[00m\] ” Stolen from here: And this is even more useful! This shows the dirty non/dirty state too! function parse_git_dirty { [[ $(git status 2> /dev/null | tail -n1) != “nothing to commit (working directory clean)” […]

Goodbye, AOL

After 7 exciting years at AOL, I’m moving on, leaving behind some awesome people and great products. As part of my spring cleaning, I’ve decided to clean up That means putting up a blog. Now, I’m a terrible blogger. I can’t write well, and I don’t have that much to say. So, this is […]

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What’s this blog for?

I’ve tried to blog before, and it never really works for me.  I just don’t have enough interesting things to say.  I do, however, occasionally run into solutions to problems that I want to save somewhere.  Since I find so much help searching Google for others peoples solutions, I figured I should do the same. […]