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heetbeet / emdw-deps
Created Jan 25, 2022
Example wrapper for g++ build tools pipeline
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cur_script="$(cd "$(dirname "${BASH_SOURCE[0]}")" && pwd)/$(basename "${BASH_SOURCE[0]}")"
cur_dir="$(dirname "${cur_script}")"
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Did you know you can install fonts without elevation?

The catch is that they're only available for the duration of your session. They are, however, available in all apps across the system.

Someone asked about how to do it on Facebook this week, and at first, I just pointed them at the install script for PowerLineFonts which loops through all the fonts in a folder and install them.

I've used this more than a few times to install some fonts, including the PowerLine ones, which are great:

$sa = New-Object -ComObject Shell.Application
heetbeet /
Last active Jan 11, 2021
Lazy guide for compiling Julia on Windows

Setup your environment

Get cygwin portable

  • Download and place cygwin-portable-installer.cmd in the base directory.
  • Edit cygwin-portable-installer.cmd and add the following line (for additional Cygwin dependencies) after line set CYGWIN_PACKAGES=bash-completion,...:

    set CYGWIN_PACKAGES=%CYGWIN_PACKAGES%,cmake,gcc-g++,git,make,patch,curl,m4,python3,p7zip,mingw64-i686-gcc-g++,mingw64-i686-gcc-fortran,mingw64-x86_64-gcc-g++,mingw64-x86_64-gcc-fortran (The list of packages is taken from [](
heetbeet /
Created Aug 26, 2020
Convert all bat files in a subdirectory to dos crlf format
find . -name '*.bat' -type f -print0 | xargs -0 unix2dos --
heetbeet / sync-time.bat
Created Aug 25, 2020
Manually sync microsoft time
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@echo off
if "%~1" equ "isadmin" goto :runmain
powershell "Start-Process -FilePath '%~f0' -WorkingDirectory '%~dp0' -Verb RunAs -ArgumentList isadmin"
goto :eof
net start W32Time
w32tm /resync
heetbeet /
Created Aug 3, 2020
Walk through windows registry
import winreg
from contextlib import suppress
import itertools
from path import Path
def subkeys(path, hkey=winreg.HKEY_CURRENT_USER):
with suppress(WindowsError), winreg.OpenKey(hkey, path, 0, winreg.KEY_READ|flags) as k:
for i in itertools.count():
heetbeet /
Created May 2, 2020
Compile this file to get a mini python.exe with auto-py-to-exe
This script mimicks part of the python executable, in order for it to be
compiled and shipped using auto-py-to-exe
import sys
import os
thisdir = os.path.dirname(__file__)
sys.path.insert(0, os.path.join(thisdir, 'site-packages'))
sys.path.insert(0, os.path.join(thisdir))
heetbeet /
Last active Feb 12, 2020
When does excel use a single item from a named range v.s. all the items?
This script serves as and answer to the stack overflow question
import urllib.request
from path import Path
import collections
heetbeet /
Created Dec 17, 2019
Extract all email attachments from eml files
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Emdw code restructure

Johan du Preez and I are in the process of restructuring emdw with the following aims:

  1. easier integration with external libraries and projects, less reinventing the wheel
  2. more use of Boost (less reinventing the wheel)
  3. moving our tests from PatrecII to Google Test
  4. moving our linear algebra and matrix libraries from gLinear and PatrecII to xtensor
  5. removing gLinear and PatrecII as external libraries
  6. easier housekeeping and modularisation
  7. separating core components from work-in-progress
  8. support for clang and cling