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How to Resolve Windows Installer Problem

Installation of a program means inserting that particular program in your computer so that it can be executed properly. Some of the software programs can be simply copied to the computer and executed without doing anything further; they don’t require any kind of installation process. Many programs come with an executable suite, which requires to… Read More »

How to Examin History in Subversion (SVN)?

Examining History in Subversion Your Subversion repository is like a time machine. It keeps a record of every change ever committed and allows you to explore this history by examining previous versions of files and directories as well as the metadata that accompanies them. Several commands can provide you with historical data from the repository:… Read More »

How to Setup Configure Hudson Master Slave? – Complete Guide

The tasks can be scheduled to run on the same machine (Master), or on a different machine (Slave). A master is a installation of Hudson, that can manage one or more slaves. The role of master remains same in Master slave setup. It serves HTTP requests, and it can still build projects on it’s own.… Read More »

How to put comment in Ant | Comments in Apache Ant

How to put comment in Ant | Comments in Apache Ant Method 1: <!– Comments are just as important in buildfiles, do not –> <!– avoid writing them! –> <!– Example build file for “Ant: The Definitive Guide” –> <!– and its sample project: irssibot –> Method 2: Echo Description Writes a message to the… Read More »

A sample Ant build script that builds a WAR file – Guide

A sample Ant build script that builds a WAR file <project name=”MyWebApplication” basedir=”..” default=”install”> <!– project-specific variables –> <property name=”jsp.dir.name” value=”myapp” /> <property name=”package.name” value=”${jsp.dir.name}.war” /> <property name=”webapp.dir” value=”/Users/al/tomcat-6.0.16/webapps” /> <property environment=”env” /> <property name=”build.dir” value=”build” /> <property file=”${build.dir}/build.${env.HOSTNAME}” /> <property name=”lib.dir” value=”lib” /> <property name=”pages.dir” value=”pages” /> <property name=”src.dir” value=”src” /> <property name=”src.tests.dir” value=”src-tests”… Read More »

How to install subversion on Linux?

To install svn in linux and make it fully working , I found it really tough and it has taken my lots of time. I am thankful to Sanjay, who helped me in this and without him it won’t be possible.While installing this you will miss a small thing and you got stuck.But this is… Read More »

How we reduced build time from 8 hours to 1 hour ? – Complete Guide

Situation For one of our clients, Build is taking 8 hours and nightly build is failing frequently. Test case execution is consuming more time than the compilation. Low confidence levels for developers on nightly builds and subsequently during integration cycle. Approach We reviewed the whole set of build scripts being used and test case suite… Read More »

HOWTO: Install e17 from SVN/source on Ubuntu

E17 is a lightweight window manager/bundle of libraries for Unix based operating systems. E17 is designed to be both elegant and fast – two goals it succeeds at very well. The only problem is that installing E17 on Ubuntu (and it’s derivatives) is not a very straight forward process if you have never done it… Read More »

How to read XML file by using shell script ?

This was like the first time where I had to write something that will be able to read something out of a XML file using a shell script. Usually I would use Python/Perl as my favorite choices in such a scenario but in this one I really *had* to do all within a shell script.… Read More »

Work on remote Subversion repositories locally with Git

Work on remote Subversion repositories locally with Git Version control is great stuff, and being able to combine different version control mechanisms is even better. Subversion is a very popular version control system and a lot of repositories (public or otherwise) use Subversion to manage files. Git is another popular one, but what happens if… Read More »