[linux-elitists] Great recent Unix software

Teh Entar-Nick nick at teh.entar.net
Mon Feb 14 05:52:44 PST 2011


Don Marti:
> git and associated tools are certainly part of the canon now (Just saw
> an ad for cheap web hosting that mentioned only 3 software packages:
> PHP, MySQL, git.)

A pity it's impossible to use compared to mercurial or bazaar.  Maybe in
2020 there will be a version with sane user defaults.

> Anyone else get some use out of xml2 and 2xml?
>   http://www.ofb.net/~egnor/xml2/

Hell of yes.

> Don't know if Unison is recent enough to count, but it's useful.

It's spooky, though, in a way that pure rsync isn't.

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