Setting up a phpMyAdmin auto-update

Well, just like everybody else, I’ve been using phpMyAdmin to do my casual MySQL fixing/work on this website. However, recently the phpMyAdmin developers switched to Git on SourceForge and then to GitHub shortly after that.

So, the guy over at Network Jack wrote down what I had already been doing:

However, as I said before, they switched from SourceForge to GitHub, thus you need another URL.

After that, you just need to add a simple cronjob that enters the directory and runs git pull.

git-lkml for stupid people (like me)

OK, as Stephen recently asked why there is a double inclusion of in kernel/sysctl.c (and I asked Greg and Randy); I finally decided to write a patch to the LKML for possible inclusion.

But, git ain’t easy for people like me (who are used to the easiness of say – subversion or even cvs). So here’s what I did (thanks to Fernando for the help earlier today):

Now you should have a mailable patch, ready to be sent upstream that looks like this:

And if you wanna delete the branch afterwards again, just do this: