Simon Willison’s Weblog


Thursday, 25th February 2010

Using Bash’s History Effectively. The HISTIGNORE environment variable is particularly useful, allowing you to suppress certain commands by specifying a pattern. This article has a tip for causing a command to be omitted from the history if you prefix it with a space. # 12:21 pm

Hg Init. Joel Spolsky’s guide to Mercurial. If you’re still using a non-distributed version control system like Subversion, this is a great introduction to the new world order. # 10:31 am