Monthly Archives: December 2009

Shwartzian Transform

I was trying to merge sort a list of files based on their last modified date when someone said to me “do a schwartzian”. Now, I had no idea what they were talking about so off to google I went. … Continue reading

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Finding which package a file belongs to on Debian

With Debian there is a handy utility called apt-file which allows you to see which package owns a file even if it is not currently installed. I used it earlier to find where “mysql_config” lived so I could upgrade DBD::mysql. … Continue reading

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