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Re: keeping one's personal dotfiles under CVS

From: Karl E. Jorgensen
Subject: Re: keeping one's personal dotfiles under CVS
Date: Fri, 19 Apr 2002 11:33:17 +0100
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On Fri, Apr 19, 2002 at 11:49:38AM +0200, Louis-David Mitterrand wrote:
> Hello,
> I was wondering what strategies do CVS gurus use to manage their
> personal collection of dotfiles. We all a favorite .vimrc, .exrc,
> .muttrc, ~/.w3m/bookmarks.html, etc. The problem is keeping them in sync
> on all the machines we use. CVS seems like a nice tool for that.
> How would you go about keeping a repository of personal dotfiles?

I'm not a CVS guru, but here goes...

I use rsync to keep those files in sync. CVS isn't intended as a
synchronisation tool, merely a (good) version control tool. The only
downside is that you have to be somewhat disciplined to avoid modifying
the same file on two boxes...

Karl E. Jørgensen
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