A Dockerfile for git-deps

In Git Minutes #32, Adam Spiers talked about git-deps, which was interesting for me. We don't cherry pick usually nor backport commits, but I analyse bugs trying to find out when and with which the buggy code was introduced. So I gave it a try. Just before Ubuntu released 15.04 it was not trivial to install the required dependecies for git-deps, namely libgit2 >=0.22, I created a Dockerfile based on Ubuntu 15.04, which brings all dependencies for git-deps out of the box. The git-deps visualization server starts…

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Ways to start a Webserver in your current Directory

Lately I searched for a way to open a web server, mainly for static content, from the current directory under Linux. In the java world, I am used to do this with maven or gradle, starting an embedded jetty, tomcat or similar. I did not want to do this for a project where I don't have any java at all, and I found more than one way, a lot of them listed here, and, using Docker, there are way more possibilities than those I found. So I started to list…

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