You can follow the 3.5.3 to 4.0.0 instructions which are here. Just remember to do
git checkout v4.0.2 instead of
git checkout v4.0.0.
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I just created this useful bash function for snapshotting a timestamped version of a file:
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A lot has happened since I last updated this blog. In January 2020, Helen and I decided to move back to Sydney. Over a year later, we finally managed to fly back to Australia.
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This morning I received the first dose of the Astra Zenica Covid vaccine. The process was super efficient. It was at the Business Design Centre in Angel, which is a lovely building.
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I often have a problem in Xcode when I am working in the Storyboard, when I click on “Assistant” to open the related ViewController to add an Outlet or Action, and Assistant can’t find the related file.
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The steps to install
certbot on an Amazon Linux 2 EC2 instance are:
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It’s been a while since I experimented with using SQLite from Swift (like a few years). I found it painful the last time I tried, but thought I’d revisit it again. To my delight, it turns out to be straightforward.
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It’s another year! What a weird year 2020 was. Helen and I started the year in Australia. We travelled back to the UK at the end of February thinking that we would move back to Sydney in July/August. Instead we got stuck in the UK because of the pandemic.
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This past week Helen and I have been playing “Limbo” and “Inside” by Playdead on the XBox. These are such good games! Both Limbo and Inside have tons of atmosphere. They are a moody, luscious side-scroller games. The puzzles are engaging, and you never feel like you are completely stuck. Ironically, we both thought that the hardest puzzle in “Inside” was the very first one in the farm, which you get to quite early on.
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I want to make sure that I can print out the version information from my Go builds. To do this I need to embed the current version information automatically into the application when I build it. Following the information at https://blog.alexellis.io/inject-build-time-vars-golang/ and this https://stackoverflow.com/questions/11354518/application-auto-build-versioning, I have the following boilerplate:
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