Tag Archives: hacks

Updating a Git branch without first checking it out

If you work with multiple developers all pushing and pulling into a single remote Git repository, you know about outdated branches. Regular pull-and-rebase operations can become quite annoying. What’s worse is when you add feature branches into the mix, though. If you need to rebase feature branches before merging, keeping your main branch up to […]

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Automated ssh-agent locking with Win32-OpenSSH

For the last two years, a PowerShell team at Microsoft have been working hard to bring OpenSSH into the world of Windows. As part of this process, their Win32-OpenSSH port turns both sshd and ssh-agent into native Windows services. For all these changes, though, some things just remain the same. Like on other platforms, ssh-agent doesn’t […]

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