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Apr
5
comment Despite the fact that GIT does NOT store file deltas, can you still rollback to previous file versions (unlimited times?)
Chris, you seem to have a pretty good handle on Git internals. Any chance you might take a swing at this? stackoverflow.com/questions/5176225/…
Apr
5
comment Despite the fact that GIT does NOT store file deltas, can you still rollback to previous file versions (unlimited times?)
Also, because Git uses snapshots of files rather than deltas, going back a long way in history is actually easier. Imagine you need to see a file from 20 commits ago. With deltas, you need to undo 20 changesets; with snapshots, you just grab the right snapshot. The longer your history, the bigger the advantage. And if you want to see the diff between the current version and that one, it's just a single diff, rather than having to decide what's been done, undone, redone, etc.
Mar
23
answered How can I batch rename files in bash?
Mar
22
revised How can I make chown work recursively?
changed "chmod" to "chown" - this is clearly what was intended
Mar
22
comment How can I make chown work recursively?
Thanks for the thorough explanation!
Mar
22
accepted How can I make chown work recursively?
Mar
22
suggested approved edit on How can I make chown work recursively?
Mar
22
asked How can I make chown work recursively?
Mar
3
asked Vim: use the path of the current file
Mar
2
comment In Vim, what is Control + W for in insert mode?
Yep! This was in my .vimrc, which I intially got from a friend and have been tweaking since: imap <C-w><C-w> <esc><C-w><C-w> So he specifically mapped hitting "control + w" twice in insert mode to moving to the next window.
Mar
2
accepted In Vim, what is Control + W for in insert mode?
Mar
2
awarded  Nice Question
Mar
2
awarded  Tag Editor
Mar
2
revised gvim wiki excerpt
fixed typo
Mar
2
comment In Vim, what is Control + W for in insert mode?
@Mikel - updated question.
Mar
2
revised In Vim, what is Control + W for in insert mode?
described environment; added 133 characters in body
Mar
2
suggested approved edit on gvim tag wiki excerpt
Mar
2
asked In Vim, what is Control + W for in insert mode?
Mar
2
comment How can I use my local copy of Vim on a server?
Pulling the latest with cron is a neat idea. I guess each user on the server could have their own .vimrc synced to their home directory...
Mar
2
comment Is there an easier-to-reach mapping for ESC in Vim?
Interesting. What are the cases where CTRL-C is different?