Random tools I've found interesting
christian.ehrhardt at canonical.com
Mon Mar 9 11:32:38 UTC 2020
On Mon, Mar 9, 2020 at 11:43 AM Christian Ehrhardt <
christian.ehrhardt at canonical.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 9, 2020 at 11:40 AM Christian Ehrhardt <
> christian.ehrhardt at canonical.com> wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 5, 2020 at 8:53 PM Bryce Harrington <
>> bryce.harrington at canonical.com> wrote:
>>> As followup to our retrospective, this past year I've found and played
>>> with several tools, that I thought might be worth show-and-telling
>> Yes this is just what I had in mind - the storytelling to get attention
>> to it.
> Breaking into a new thread to talk about the non git backed one-liners and
> in-archive tools
As we discussed I have organized my pre-existing tools git-repo into
per-user subdirectory and shared them at .
In the fashion of this mails "storytelling" the README.md  serves as an
entry point to more easily discover what some of those tools might be about.
It is a start and let's grow from here ...
All members of ubuntu-server Team  have commit access there, so please
feel free to add your own ugly and broken scripts just as I did with mine
> As you know if you often run the same lengthy command it just takes time
> without gain.
> While trivial I can't summarize how much time I saved with:
> alias cdl="cd ~/work/libvirt/libvirt-ubuntu-git/"
> alias cdq="cd ~/work/qemu/qemu.git/"
> On a similar note for git ubuntu sponsors:
> alias gutu='git ubuntu tag --upload && git describe HEAD'
> And on complex multi remot many many branch git repos when you come back
> and don't know where you left
> alias gitltr="git for-each-ref --sort=committerdate refs/heads/
> --format='%(HEAD) %(color:yellow)%(refname:short)%(color:reset) -
> %(color:red)%(objectname:short)%(color:reset) - %(contents:subject) -
> %(authorname) (%(color:green)%(committerdate:relative)%(color:reset))'"
> The latter is a bit lengthy, but it lists you the last modified in order
> like "ls -ltr" but for git branches.
> $ gitltr
> ubuntu/devel - 1ed66190 - Import patches-unapplied version 1.8.5-5ubuntu1
> to ubuntu/focal-proposed - Steve Langasek (2 weeks ago)
> i-c-build - 8dd15693 - changelog: go to pre 1.9 version for HW
> acceleration features - Christian Ehrhardt (44 minutes ago)
> * export-i-c-build - 9d4f471e - d/compat: set version 11 for Bionic -
> Christian Ehrhardt (37 minutes ago)
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