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Archive for July 7th, 2020

Time to look back at the Spectre vulnerabilities.

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/07/07

About 2 years ago, over the course of almost a year, many Spectre vulnerabilities were found.

In November 2018, this lead many people disabling Hyper Threading: [WayBack] STIBP by default.. Revert?

This is a reminder to self to look back at Spectre to get a better historic feel for it.

Via: [WayBack] Work is being done on the Linux Kernel mailing list about further exploits of the Spectre Family of Exploits. The mitigations are bad – basically, you c… – Kristian Köhntopp – Google+


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How can I debug git/git-shell related problems? – Stack Overflow

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/07/07

Always read the comments (:

Cool tip by Paul Irish (but remember it will dump the binary curl output as well) at [WayBack] How can I debug git/git-shell related problems? – Stack Overflow:

There are a few GIT_TRACE options, beyond the core one. Here’s the über-verbose option: set -x; GIT_TRACE=2 GIT_CURL_VERBOSE=2 GIT_TRACE_PERFORMANCE=2 GIT_TRACE_PACK_ACCESS=2 GIT_TRACE_PACKET=2 GIT_TRACE_PACKFILE=2 GIT_TRACE_SETUP=2 GIT_TRACE_SHALLOW=2 git pull origin master -v -v; set +x

Related: [WayBack] Git – Environment Variables


Posted in Development, DVCS - Distributed Version Control, git, Software Development, Source Code Management | Leave a Comment »

13 Noteworthy Points from Google’s JavaScript Style Guide

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/07/07

If I ever go deep into JavaScript: [WayBack13 Noteworthy Points from Google’s JavaScript Style Guide.

Via: [WayBack] 13 noteworthy points from Google’s Javascript style guide.… – Lars Fosdal – Google+

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