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Re: OT: version control of .el files in NT Emacs


From: John Mastro
Subject: Re: OT: version control of .el files in NT Emacs
Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2016 13:05:33 -0700

Sivaram Neelakantan <address@hidden> wrote:
>
> What's the best way to back up/version control my .Emacs and .el files
> that are bog deep in some userprofile folder like
>
> c:/Users/ADMIN/AppData/Roaming
>
> I have git and cygwin installed.  Ideally, I'd like to replicate the
> changes into C:/Sivaram/repos everytime I tinker with the files in the
> HOME.
>
> I could do a shell script and cp the files over and add it to the
> other repo but that's a drag and I'm likely to forget to do it
> regularly.

Why not work with the files in the repos themselves? In other words, do
they really need to be in two different places?

If c:/Users/ADMIN isn't an appropriate place to keep a git repository,
you could override HOME to e.g. c:/Sivaram, and then create
c:/Sivaram/.emacs.d as a git repository.

        John



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