gitblit: Apache as frontend for x509 client authentication

It took us a long journey to finally come to the point where we decided to add a git repository server to our existing subversion source control infrastructure. The journey was quite long mostly due to the fact that both the development and management tools for git were just not good enough – at least Continue Reading →

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Debian wheezy & umask for sftp

There are a lot of conflicting and incomplete postings on the web about how to get the simple task of giving sftp (only) users a reasonable umask. Now in Debian wheezy (and probably any box running OpenSSH >= 5.5), the solution is very simple: View the code on Gist. So as you see, the trick Continue Reading →

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unwanted http:// to https:// rewrites in Firefox

HTTPS is a good thing, especially in times of Big Brother watching every byte you send over the wires. That must be the reason why Firefox tries to be very smart and automatically remembers, if you’ve once visited a site using HTTPS and automatically redirects you to it. So far, so good. This becomes a Continue Reading →

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[repost] Howto Exclude Files From Wildcard Matches In bash

preface: This is a repost of an article I wrote more than ten years ago on our company homepage. Despite its age, the page still receives huge amounts of traffic and so I am reposting it here on my blog because the original article will vanish from our official company homepage soon. Imagine you have Continue Reading →

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[repost] How To Repair Corrupt tar Archives

[update]:┬áthere is a follow up article with a more efficient solution. You can find it here┬áhttp://riaschissl.bestsolution.at/2015/03/repair-corrupt-tar-archives-the-better-way/ preface: This is a repost of an article I wrote more than ten years ago on our company homepage. Despite its age, the page still receives huge amounts of traffic and so I am reposting it here on my Continue Reading →

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