Deploying VCS-controlled files to home directory

Maximilian Gass mxey at
Sun Jun 22 14:02:14 CEST 2008

On Sun, Jun 22, 2008 at 08:15:41PM +1000, Ben Finney wrote:
> My question is: What strategy would you advise to automate deployment
> of this to a new machine, and to deploy updates on existing machines
> when it changes in the VCS?

I use the script bootstrap-home which works with prep-home and
symlink-dirs which you can find at

Currently I pull the repos by hand and then run prep-home to update, but
I consider doing that via cron.

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