version snippets

Ignoring columns with acts_as_versioned

Tagged acts_as_versioned, version, exclude  Languages ruby
def Model

  @@versioned_columns = [:title, :body, :rendered_body, :user_id]  
  acts_as_versioned :if_changed => @@versioned_columns

  def self.non_versioned_columns
      self.class.columns.collect(&:name) - @@versioned_columns

Reading gem version from YAML

Tagged gem, rubygem, version, jeweler  Languages ruby

From Jekyll:

module YerGem
  def self.version
    yml = YAML.load(, *%w[.. VERSION.yml])))

How to get the latest version number from a list of git tags

Tagged bash, git, version, zsh  Languages bash

This will print the latest version number that a git repository has been tagged with:

$ git tag -l 'v*' | sort -t. -k 1,1n -k 2,2n -k 3,3n -k 4,4n | tail -n 1

Note that some versions of the sort command have a —version-sort switch, and some don’t:

sort: unrecognized option `--version-sort'
Try `sort --help' for more information.