Thursday, December 22, 2011

GETOPT for Windows

The portability of programs between *nix und Windows is often limited not by the program itself but by certain helper tools. One of those is getopt which provides a fast and easy way to read in command line arguments.

Please find a windows version here:


You will find more other useful ports here as well.

Friday, December 16, 2011

GIT: git show and git describe

You can easily have a look at a tag with

git show  mytag

Much more powerfull and showing you all sorts of realations between tags and commits is git describe: