bashrc-git snippets

Just in case someone else finds these useful, some bash functions I've got into the habit of having in ~/.bashrc:

mcd(){ mkdir "$1"; cd "$1"; }

gum(){ git checkout "$1" && git rebase master && git checkout master; }

gsb() { LIST=`git branch|egrep -v '(release|staging|trusty|playground ...
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The problem of SD Mux

I keep being asked about automated bootloader testing and the phrase which crops up is “SD mux” – hardware to multiplex SD card access (typically microSD). Each time, the questioner comes up with a simple solution which can be built over a weekend, so I’ve decided to write out the ...

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ARMMP Jessie

Whilst the rest of Debian was very busy actually making the Jessie release, I was trying to prepare the ground to test the armhf installer images.

Cubietruck is fine, it's a nice install and the documentation on the wiki works nicely. I tried to automate it (as it would ...

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Extending an existing ARMMP initramfs

Note

The actual use of this extension is still in development and the log files are not currently publicly visible, but it may still be useful for people to know the what and why.

The Debian ARMMP kernel can be used for multiple devices, just changing the DTB. I've ...

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On getting NEW packages into stable

There's a lot of discussion / moaning /arguing at this time, so I thought I'd post something about how LAVA got into Debian Jessie, the work involved and the lessons I've learnt. Hopefully, it will help someone avoid the disappointment of having their package missing the migration into ...

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