Cygheap base mismatch in Git for Windows

This error has haunted me for several months: 4 [main] head (6660) C:\...\usr\bin\head.exe:r *** fatal error - cygheap base mismatch detected - 0x612C7410/0xAF7410. This problem is probably due to using incompatible versions of the cygwin DLL....

On dotfiles management

This will be yet another description of dotfiles management by some random person on the Internet. I will try to explain what my setup is like and why it is that way. If you're not yet using version control software for your configuration files I...

Temporary virtual environment for Python

Using Python on Windows does not come as naturally as on Unix-like systems, so any help is appreciated. I wrote a batch script to automate creation, setup and deletion of Python virtual environment. This can come in handy when you want to test...

Portable development setup for Python on Windows

WinPython https://winpython.github.io/ All-in-one distribution which comes with many difficult-to-build packages preinstalled. And their ...-Zero version is great for thumb drives! Pip works just fine, but installing packages that require C...