Here I will mainly write about what I learned recently, so you can expect tidbits about technology, C++, software development and some occasional system administration trivia.
I recently needed to trace some error related to C++17 class template argument deduction and came across some corner cases. In this article, I document what I learned, show some “paradox” cases (which have nice, clean solutions as per the standard) and demonstrate a suspected Clang bug.
Up until recently, I pretty much exclusively used
git as my VCS system. At my new job, we use
Mercurial, at which I had (and still have) a steep learning curve. This article describes a pitfall
hg pull --rebase that I’ve fallen into twice now and that can cause you to accidentially