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Re: How do *you* sync your zsh config files?

"Michael Barnes" <mibarnes@xxxxxx> writes:

> On Sat, Apr 10, 1999 at 07:57:14PM -0400, Timothy J Luoma wrote:
> > 
> > Anyone else in this situation:
> > 
> > I use zsh on 6 different accounts on 4 different machines (4 different  
> > versions of zsh, 3 different OSes)
> > 
> > I'm constantly finding that I've added an alias on one account and want to  
> > use it on the others, but the machines are not such that I could make them  
> > identical (at least two different $USERNAMEs, and on 2 of the machines I  
> > don't have root access.... one of them I don't even have access to 'cc' or  
> > 'gcc' to build a more recent version of zsh).
> > 
> > Does anyone else have advice on trying to keep these 4 separate accounts  
> > somewhat in sync, so I don't have to re-write every new function over and  
> > over again?
> Great question, as I am in a very similar situation as to the number of
> accounts and OSes (4 OSes, and numberous accounts).  I've been thinking
> for a long time about doing it over cvs since I do cvs for development,
> however, cvs is not installed on most of these systems (I guess I should do
> it being I admin these boxes :)  But I would like to hear about how other
> people do similar things.  This also pertains to other .files as well.

I have used CVS for a a couple of years with great success. I set up a
private repository on one of the systems and use remote CVS from the
other systems.  Not only do I manage my zsh files, I also manage Emacs
startup files, ssh config files, X11 resources, and my terminfo
database this way.

David Kågedal        <davidk@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx> http://www.lysator.liu.se/~davidk/

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