alias for etckeeper, to commit changes after moification of etc

function ec() { ec_var="`pwd`" && cd /etc/ && sudo bzr commit -m "[email protected]" && cd $ec_var; }
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

2009-05-14 04:34:26

What Others Think

You can simplify that as: function ec() { pushd . && cd /etc && sudo bzr commit -m "[email protected]" && popd} or even further as: function ec() { ( cd /etc && sudo bzr commit -m "[email protected]" ) } pushd and popd are handy, parens even more so.
wonko · 577 weeks and 1 day ago
Could you not simplify this even more as "etckeeper commit" ?
dotwaffle · 577 weeks and 1 day ago

What do you think?

Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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