Ignore files in subversion

This is just a simple procedure how to tell subversion to ignore files or directories. cd parent_directory # Check the current setup svn proplist -v . # set the editor to edit the properties export EDITOR=vi # open up editor with the properties svn propedit svn:ignore . Text editor opens (vi in my case) Here… Continue reading Ignore files in subversion

acts_as_ferret tip: uninitialized constant Ferret::Index::FieldInfos

I have upgraded acts_as_ferret plugin to the latest version and my fulltext search stopped searching. It was throwing an error message: NameError (uninitialized constant Ferret::Index::FieldInfos): /opt/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-1.4.2/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:263:in `load_missing_constant’ /opt/local/lib/ruby/gems/1.8/gems/activesupport-1.4.2/lib/active_support/dependencies.rb:452:in `const_missing’ .//vendor/plugins/acts_as_ferret/lib/acts_as_ferret.rb:119:in `field_infos’ .//vendor/plugins/acts_as_ferret/lib/local_index.rb:58:in `rebuild_index’ .//vendor/plugins/acts_as_ferret/lib/local_index.rb:37:in `ensure_index_exists’ .//vendor/plugins/acts_as_ferret/lib/local_index.rb:9:in `initialize’ .//vendor/plugins/acts_as_ferret/lib/class_methods.rb:304:in `new’ .//vendor/plugins/acts_as_ferret/lib/class_methods.rb:304:in `create_index_instance’ .//vendor/plugins/acts_as_ferret/lib/class_methods.rb:55:in `aaf_index’ .//vendor/plugins/acts_as_ferret/lib/class_methods.rb:120:in `find_id_by_contents’ .//vendor/plugins/acts_as_ferret/lib/class_methods.rb:176:in `ar_find_by_contents’ .//vendor/plugins/acts_as_ferret/lib/class_methods.rb:170:in `find_records_lazy_or_not’ .//vendor/plugins/acts_as_ferret/lib/class_methods.rb:86:in `find_by_contents’ If you observe the… Continue reading acts_as_ferret tip: uninitialized constant Ferret::Index::FieldInfos

How to show performance statistics in a chart

Working on performance tests and tuning is an interesting and challenging job. One has to prepare tests, execute and also evaluate them. The preparation and execution is not always easy, but it is manageable. The evaluation of the tests comes with an interesting problem. The problem is called data visualization. I was testing a system… Continue reading How to show performance statistics in a chart