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Python command line application to backup IDE / code editor settings.

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License: MIT Code style: black

Python command line application to backup IDE / code editor settings. Currently only VSCode is supported.

Motivation: I have most of my projects in Github, but don't want to put editor settings there. This lets me save the important information in launch.json, settings.json, to some central location.

Project Features

  • Simply copies files to given destination
  • files are numgered sequentially, like old-school VMS
  • files are compared so only changed files are backed up.
  • numbering preserves the extension so the OS still recognizes the file type.


VSCode offers settings sync, but not for workspaces, only for user settings.

Git, Hg, etc. seem too heavy.


$ pip install snit



   -a, --archive PATH    Specify the directory for the archive.  Can be set with
                         the SNIT_DIR environment variable.  [required]
   --help                Show this message and exit.

    backup  Backup editor settings.  
    list    List any found backups.  


(Windows, with SNIT_DIR set)

D:\Code\MyBigProject>snit backup

Copies workspace settings to $SNIT_DIR\D__Code_MyBigProject\vscode


Verify Unix compatibility.

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