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Fine-grain SVN repository permissions over HTTP (DAV)

I use svn+apache2 to give access to all my repos. This is acomplished with dav_svn_module that allows you to give DAV SVN acess to one directory on your file system. I drop all my projects in /servers/svn/rep/ so, for a while, giving DAV access to /servers/svn/rep/ did the trick. The problem arises when you need [...]

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Perl modules distributions

All over the year’s i’ve made several perl module distributions. I’ve used a diversity of tools to package the modules and create a cpan ready distribution. I’ve bumped into several issues with the makefiles and the packaging itself but, for sometime now, i’ve a recipe to create a fully cpan compliant distribuition without any manual [...]

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Site remake

Well, did a complete remake on the brunotavares.net site. I’m now using a completely new set of tools. The design also took a revamp, it’s a simpler, css based, layout which makes it simpler to distribute to all the different pieces of the site.

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“time-machine” ™ with rsync

The apple’s time-machine concept is precisely what i want for my laptop “backups” For the information sitting in my laptop i don’t want traditional disaster and recovery backups, i want to be able to, quickly, search and restore any version of ( virtually ) any file. Tthe problem? i don’t own a mac. The principle [...]

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Computer Desktop meets real world

Impressive http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M0ODskdEPnQ

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How to build RPMs

Bom .. andei o dia todo de volta de spec files. Para quem precisar de fazer o mesmo aqui ficam dois links que ajudam a entrar nisto: http://www.redhat.com/docs/books/max-rpm/max-rpm-html/s1-rpm-inside-files-list-directives.html Este na realidade é um livro, está um bocadinho desactualizado (foi escrito para a versão 2 do RPM, vamos na 4) mas o essencial está lá. http://www.rpm.org/RPM-HOWTO/ [...]

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Perl tutorials ….

Andava á procura de alguma informação sobre Class::DBI quando fui aqui dar. (ainda tabelei aqui pelo caminho) Depois de ler o que me interessava reparei que este site tem uma base de dados consideravel de tutorials de perl, mas atenção que nem todos sao para newbies. Tambem dá jeito como cookbook.

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