‘Software’ Archive

qxt 0.5.0 April 29, 2009 No Comments

The Qxt project just released the new 0.5.0 version of their library. Qxt offers utility classes to add functionality not readily available in the Qt toolkit.  If you do Qt development, check out the class listing for qxt and you will most likely find something that would prove useful in your Qt apps. Check out […]

mercurial tasks extension March 9, 2009 20 Comments

Mercurial bookmarks offer a way to work on separate short-lived tasks in the same repo without having to create a separate clone. For me bookmarks lack two features: tracking all changesets belonging to a particular task, and being able to push completed tasks easily while ensuring that incomplete tasks are not pushed. I decided to […]

mercurial bookmarks February 27, 2009 4 Comments

When reading the many git-vs-mercurial blog posts I noticed lots of comments about how mercurial lacked the lightweight branching of git.  Then came a lot of rebuttals saying “well hg has bookmarks, so that’s not true anymore”.  But when I tried them, I was surprised by their behaviour.  If you had two bookmarks pointing to […]

config extension for mercurial February 23, 2009 No Comments

I’ve written a small extension for mercurial called ‘config’.  It allows you to view and set configuration values for hg from the command-line. Some example commands and output: prompt> hg showconfigs ! /usr/etc/mercurial/hgrc * /etc/mercurial/hgrc * /etc/mercurial/hgrc.d/hgext.rc (ro) * /etc/mercurial/hgrc.d/mergetools.rc (ro) * /home/jdoe/.hgrc * /home/jdoe/projects/hgconfig/.hg/hgrc prompt> hg config –verbose ui.username values found for ui.username: jdoe@host […]