I moved my Git repo to a new folder and now I'm getting a ton of modified files, help!

22 February, 2018

I'm running Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) on Windows 10. I downloaded a Git repo under the WSL mount. I noticed that whenever I used Windows/Visual Studio Code to save files, the permissions would reset to 000. I spoke with a colleague and his setup was different than mine.

I had the Git repo inside WSL mount.

His Git repo was on the Windows/C-drive mount and he had a soft-link to the repo. He did not face the permission issue.

So after I pushed out my latest changes, I decided to move my repo. This was the easy part. I made a softlink using

 ln /directory/ /linkdirectory/

However, after the repo was moved and I modified one file, it was a bit unnerving to find out that ALL the files were listed as modified. I browsed around and saw that this could've been due to the line-endings on Linux vs. Windows.

It wasn't until I updated these two settings that the rotten state in Denmark became a happy state:

git config core.autocrlf true
git config core.filemode false

Euless, TX Water Quality Reports

22 February, 2018

When we moved from Irving to Euless, one of the first things I noticed about this house was the water taste. I can't remember if it was better or worse, but I could tell that it tasted different. I immediately purchased a filter and today I was curious where the city gets the water from. I found the below PDFs on the city's website. 

http://www.eulesstx.gov/publicworks/docs/2016%20Water%20Quality%20Report.pdf

http://www.eulesstx.gov/publicworks/docs/2015%20Water%20Quality%20Report.pdf

http://www.eulesstx.gov/publicworks/docs/2014%20Water%20Quality%20Report.pdf

 

Personal blog disclaimer

20 February, 2018

Please remember that none of the ideas expressed in this blog are shared, supported, or endorsed in any manner by my employer. I.E. this is a personal blog!! :)

Panasonic Lumix G7 Review

06 February, 2018

I purchased this camera on Black Friday '17. At the time, I was researching a few cameras and when I saw the sale, it was a no-brainer.

It's a wonderful camera with beautiful lenses. I should probably mention that this is my starter camera. I initially bought it for cinematography purposes but I feel it has a 70/30 (photography/cinematography) ratio. This is mainly due to the one gripe, yet an important one, that I have with this camera. That is the "focus hunting". You can find videos online that discuss this nuisance. For the first couple months, I didn't hit this roadblock, but yesterday when I wanted it to stay in focus as I was sliding back, it just would not.

You can certainly work around this "defect", but for such an expensive camera, I am a bit puzzled they would release it with this flaw.

My latest work can be seen on my film page: http://mangesh.sangapu.com/film/

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