Commands by ruslan (10)

  • Checks for syntax errors in PHP files modified in current working copy of a Git repository. Show Sample Output


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    git status -s | grep -o ' \S*php$' | while read f; do php -l $f; done
    ruslan · 2013-12-14 11:47:54 3
  • The sample command searches for PHP files replacing tabs with spaces. -u NONE # don't use vimrc Instead of retab! one may pass retab! 4 for instance. Look at this http://susepaste.org/69028693 also


    -2
    find $DIR -name *.php -exec vim -u NONE -c 'set ft=php' -c 'set shiftwidth=4' -c 'set tabstop=4' -c 'set noexpandtab!' -c 'set noet' -c 'retab!' -c 'bufdo! "execute normal gg=G"' -c wq {} \;
    ruslan · 2011-04-08 11:42:45 3
  • M - current revision, N - older revision


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    svn diff -r M:N file.php | patch -p0
    ruslan · 2011-03-29 04:15:02 4
  • Creates HTML code from PHP source Show Sample Output


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    php -s source.php > source.html
    ruslan · 2011-03-10 15:11:35 3

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    wget http://cmyip.com -O - -o /dev/null | grep -Po '[0-9]+\.[0-9]+\.[0-9]+\.[0-9]+'
    ruslan · 2011-02-28 16:46:14 6
  • Get external IP of the current machine via http://cmyip.com Show Sample Output


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    wget http://cmyip.com -O - -o /dev/null | awk '/\<title/ {print $4}'
    ruslan · 2011-02-15 05:58:30 3
  • in Debian-based systems apt-get could be limited to the specified bandwidth in kilobytes using the apt configuration options(man 5 apt.conf, man apt-get). I'd quote man 5 apt.conf: "The used bandwidth can be limited with Acquire::http::Dl-Limit which accepts integer values in kilobyte. The default value is 0 which deactivates the limit and tries uses as much as possible of the bandwidth..." "HTTPS URIs. Cache-control, Timeout, AllowRedirect, Dl-Limit and proxy options are the same as for http..."


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    sudo apt-get -o Acquire::http::Dl-Limit=20 -o Acquire::https::Dl-Limit=20 upgrade -y
    ruslan · 2011-02-14 05:24:49 2
  • This form is used in patches, svn, git etc. And I've created an alias for it: alias diff='diff -Naur --strip-trailing-cr' The latter option is especially useful, when somebody in team works in Windows; could be also used in commands like svn diff --diff-cmd 'diff --strip-trailing-cr'... Show Sample Output


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    diff -Naur --strip-trailing-cr
    ruslan · 2011-02-10 14:32:42 2
  • If colordiff utility installed, it is sometimes handy to call this command. Of course, you should create an alias for it. E.g. svndiff.


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    svn diff --diff-cmd="colordiff"
    ruslan · 2011-02-10 14:27:55 17
  • The command copies a file from remote SSH host on port 8322 with bandwidth limit 100KB/sec; --progress shows a progress bar --partial turns partial download on; thus, you can resume the process if something goes wrong --bwlimit limits bandwidth by specified KB/sec --ipv4 selects IPv4 as preferred I find it useful to create the following alias: alias myscp='rsync --progress --partial --rsh="ssh -p 8322" --bwlimit=100 --ipv4' in ~/.bash_aliases, ~/.bash_profile, ~/.bash_login or ~/.bashrc where appropriate. Show Sample Output


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    rsync --progress --partial --rsh="ssh -p 8322" --bwlimit=100 --ipv4 user@domain.com:~/file.tgz .
    ruslan · 2011-02-10 14:25:22 6

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