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alias for etckeeper, to commit changes after moification of etc

Terminal - alias for etckeeper, to commit changes after moification of etc
function ec() { ec_var="`pwd`" && cd /etc/ && sudo bzr commit -m "$@" && cd $ec_var; }
2009-05-14 04:34:26
Functions: cd sudo
alias for etckeeper, to commit changes after moification of etc

ec commits changes to etckeeper

must have etckeeper installed with bzr to use this

place inside bashrc

can be used from any directory to commit changes


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You can simplify that as:

function ec() { pushd . && cd /etc && sudo bzr commit -m "$@" && popd}

or even further as:

function ec() { ( cd /etc && sudo bzr commit -m "$@" ) }

pushd and popd are handy, parens even more so.

Comment by wonko 334 weeks and 5 days ago

Could you not simplify this even more as "etckeeper commit" ?

Comment by dotwaffle 334 weeks and 5 days ago

Your point of view

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