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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • I've been keeping my entire home directory under version control for a few years now, and it works great. When I connect to a new machine for the first time, I simply do:

    cvs -d:blah:blah:blah co HOME

    And I get my full home directory, with all of my configs and so on, right away. There's a small quirk though, in that this checks HOME out into a directory called HOME, but I follow it up with:

    (cd ./HOME; tar cf - .) | tar xf - ; rm -fr ./HOME

    This copies the CVS directories too, so update and commi

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    (darren)