Deploying VCS-controlled files to home directory

Ben Finney ben at
Mon Jun 23 09:20:06 CEST 2008

Maximilian Gass <mxey at> writes:

> 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

Thanks. I've taken that as inspiration and written my own.

The current version is attached to this message (it lives on my
machine at '$HOME/.roam/bin/prep-home'). I describe how I use it at

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