After installing the latest *env utility, I decided to stop and count how many of these things have accumulated in my shell.
- tfswitch for Terraform
- jenv for Java
- nvm for Node
- rvm for Ruby
- virtualenv for Python
Worse, each tool has a slightly different approach to the problem, so every time I switch projects I have to search the internet for instructions on how to use my own computer.
which command is all but useless, because every command is a “shim” script in
When I open a new terminal tab, there’s a noticeable lag as Bash grinds through a mere 133 lines of
And all of this comes after a concerted effort to cull the things I wasn’t using.