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Wow, didn't really expect you to read this far down. The latest iteration of the site is in open beta. It's a gentle open beta-- not in prime-time just yet. It's being hosted over at UpGuard (link) and you are more than welcome to give it a shot. Couple things:
Can be used to test error handling
Using the double dash before the source and target makes the command work fine with weird filenames.
Anyone know how to avoid title casing some words, like 'to', 'of', 'that', etc.?
Gets you the latest of everything, and removes any remaining junk. The "sh -c" part is so that you'll only run a single sh command, so you won't get asked more than once for the password.
Can anyone make a shorter one?
This doesn't work:
git log --reverse -1 --format=%H
You can install filterous with
sudo apt-get install libxslt1-dev; sudo easy_install -U filterous