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A simple config applier

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conapp - The easy config applier

A simple project for applying config files from repos/tar files

Example command:

conapp config -u drew887 -b

The above will:

  • download a tarball from drew887's config repo on bitbucket (-b)
  • take a backup of all the files that are listed in the tarball that would be overridden locally on your system.
  • untar the repo into your home directory.

Available commands:

config Command

Used for downloading and applying configs from either Bitbucket or Github.

  • list: Lists out configs that are available locally

  • apply: Download and apply a config based on username & repo name

  • undo: Remove files added by this config and apply last backup taken during its last application

    IE: conapp config undo -u drew887 will:

    • delete all files listed in the currently downloaded config
    • apply the backup snapshot taken when the drew887/config repo was last applied

snapshots Command

Used for managing local backups created by conapp during the config commands

Available sub commands:

  • list: List available backups
  • apply: Restore a backup
  • delete: Delete a backup

local Command

Used to checkout a bare repo and print out a shell (bash for now sorry!) alias to simplify the use of the repo. See for more details on how this can be used.

The basic idea is that it can be used to check out a config but have it be managed by git without clobbering your home folder with a .git folder.

Available sub commands:

  • checkout Checkout a bare repo into $XDG_CONFIG_HOME/conapp/local/repo
  • alias prints out an alias to make using the bare repo easier
Example usage:
#check out the repo
conapp local checkout -b -u drew887
#setup the alias
conapp local info >> ~/.bashrc
#Now you can manage the repo with regular git commands aliased by default to `config`
config status
#regular git output here

Note that you'll probably want to run checkout

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