Maintaining a WordPress install with git

A while ago I started tracking WordPress updates using Subversion. Instead of downloading the official release from the WordPress website I checked out the code from the stable branch of their Subversion repo. This made upgrading as simple as running “svn up” and I didn’t lose any modifications I had made to the code.

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Build numbers in interpreted code

When I write a program I like to include a build number in the version. Usually I go version.revision.build. The version only ever gets bumped for things that are practically a complete rewrite, and sometimes not even then. The revision gets bumped for new features or major bug fixes and the build gets bumped . . . → Read More: Build numbers in interpreted code

Moving from svn to git

I’ve spent most of the evening trying to figure out how to use git. For a long time I’ve wanted to have the repositories for some of my personal projects available on the web. For a time I was allowing external access to my apache internal apache server, but I’m wary about that because . . . → Read More: Moving from svn to git