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I wonder if it would be possible and if so where would one start, to try and mock, in some way the puppetdb api specificity for exported resources and possibly queries issued with dalen/puppet-puppetdbquery. ...

b4ldr opened Jan 12, 2021
3 comments

smimesign v0.1.0 when installed via Homebrew for macOS Big Sur creates invalid/corrupt signatures. Specifically, this happens when smimesign is installed as follows on macOS Big Sur: brew install smimesign ...

christopherincanada opened Jan 12, 2021
4 comments

I have multiple certs with the same corporate email and I had to manually specify the correct cert to use. https://docs.github.com/en/free-pro-team@latest/github/authenticating-to-github/telling-git-about-your-signing-key#telling-git-about-your-x509-key ...

schlomo opened Jan 12, 2021

Schema Inaccuracy If a pull request is created against a fork and the fork deleted, it is possible for pull-request.head.repo to be null. image Expected The pull-request.head.repo property is non-required ...

Inaccuracy
jamesmbourne opened Jan 12, 2021

Bumps omniauth-oauth2 from 1.7.0 to 1.7.1. Release notes Sourced from omniauth-oauth2's releases. Relax OmniAuth Requirement With the release of OmniAuth v2.0.0, this relaxes the OmniAuth requirement ...

dependencies
dependabot[bot] opened Jan 12, 2021
master dependabot/bundler/omniauth-oauth2-1.7.1

EDIT: I'm checking off each extension as I find the time to. I can't review everything at once, so I'm ticking off extensions/filenames as they're verified. Sorry for the mess… — @Alhadis ...

theonlypwner opened Jan 12, 2021
11 comments
github:master theonlypwner:checksums

The new file formats for v6 was already included at .gitignore file. KiCad v6 or NIgthly v5.99 creates a temporal backup folder that make no sense by sync into git repository.

hildogjr opened Jan 11, 2021
github:master hildogjr:patch-1
taoge64 opened Jan 11, 2021
1 comment
github:master taoge64:patch-3
taoge64 opened Jan 11, 2021
github:design taoge64:patch-2

This issue affects - [ ] The site generated by GitHub Pages - [x] Building sites locally What did you do (e.g., steps to reproduce) bundle exec jekyll serve On macOS 10.15 with Ruby 3.0.0 from ...

Krinkle opened Jan 11, 2021
10 comments