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Re: Make CVS default revision controller


From: Kai Großjohann
Subject: Re: Make CVS default revision controller
Date: Fri, 23 May 2003 08:11:30 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Benjamin Rutt <address@hidden> writes:

> address@hidden (Kai Großjohann) writes:
>
>> FWIW, I use CVS for my config files.  Then it is very easy to use
>> them on different machines.  I love it.
>>
>> But I use the symlink trick.  I wrote a Makefile that creates all the
>> necessary symlinks, and I use "make install" from time to time
>> whenever I think that the symlinks should be corrected.
>
> When you say "symlink trick", do you mean that you have a directory
> under CVS control, somewhere, anywhere, and the contents of that
> directory are a bunch of symlinks which link to the real config file
> location?

No, the other way round.  I have a directory ~/work/kai/dotfiles
which is a CVS working directory.  And ~/.emacs is a symlink that
points to ~/work/kai/dotfiles/.emacs.
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