When you use terminal for development setup often you need to restart it to get new setting in action.
Tonight I was trying to install exhibitor on my personal computer. IT required maven, which was not pre installed on my mac mini (its a new computer). I downloaded the file and found the binary.
➜ ~ wget https://apache.osuosl.org/maven/maven-3/3.6.3/binaries/apache-maven-3.6.3-bin.tar.gz
--2020-11-29 20:43:31-- https://apache.osuosl.org/maven/maven-3/3.6.3/binaries/apache-maven-3.6.3-bin.tar.gz
Resolving apache.osuosl.org (apache.osuosl.org)... 2600:3404:200:237::2, 2600:3402:200:227::2, 2605:bc80:3010::134, ...
Connecting to apache.osuosl.org (apache.osuosl.org)|2600:3404:200:237::2|:443... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: 9506321 (9.1M) [application/x-gzip]
Saving to: ‘apache-maven-3.6.3-bin.tar.gz’apache-maven-3.6.3-bin.tar.gz 100%[========================================================================================>] 9.07M 6.22MB/s in 1.5s2020-11-29 20:43:33 (6.22 MB/s) - ‘apache-maven-3.6.3-bin.tar.gz’ saved [9506321/9506321]➜ tar -xf apache-maven-3.6.3-bin.tar.gz; cd apache-maven-3.6.3/➜ apache-maven-3.6.3 file bin/mvn
bin/mvn: POSIX shell script text executable, ASCII text
But until I have it in path, I can not use it. So I added it in my `zshrc`.
# maven path
But this it self is not sufficient. To get all this working, I have to restart the session to get new config kick in. I found it not cool. So I did following on my command line
This worked and I was able to reuse the same session. To make it more seamless, I added one alias in my
With above in place, all I need to do it reload<tab>, and enter. New config is loaded without restart.
If you like this productivity tip, you will love to know that
alias command shows existing aliases on your system.
And I pleasantly surprised to see following alaises for git on my system (not sure if they came with oh-my-zsh).
gaa='git add --all'
gama='git am --abort'
gamc='git am --continue'
gams='git am --skip'
gamscp='git am --show-current-patch'
gapa='git add --patch'
gapt='git apply --3way'
gau='git add --update'
gav='git add --verbose'
gbD='git branch -D'
gba='git branch -a'
gbd='git branch -d'
gbda='git branch --no-color --merged | command grep -vE "^(\+|\*|\s*($(git_main_branch)|development|develop|devel|dev)\s*$)" | command xargs -n 1 git branch -d'
gbl='git blame -b -w'
gbnm='git branch --no-merged'
gbr='git branch --remote'
gbsb='git bisect bad'
gbsg='git bisect good'
gbsr='git bisect reset'
Few more (dont miss
sudo , so cool!)