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Re: [O] Favorite way of syncing?

From: Tory S. Anderson
Subject: Re: [O] Favorite way of syncing?
Date: Fri, 11 Sep 2015 09:25:19 -0600
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/24.5 (gnu/linux)

At the moment I'm using a self-hosted OwnCloud to do syncing; it's super easy (takes care of itself), but sometimes conflicts are a problem (particularly when I forget to save my buffers before leaving work); if you notice it, though, it provides a conflict version (and has automatic versioning a la Dropbox).
Eric Abrahamsen <address@hidden> writes:

address@hidden (Jorge A. Alfaro-Murillo) writes:

Tobias Frischholz writes:

I was wondering what is your favorite way of syncing your org files and everything.
I’ve also read about org-sync and magit (git is an option for me).
And now I’m starting the get confused.

magit is just the emacs mode for git, if you don't have it and use git you should really install it. But it does not sync anything you still have to M-x magit <enter> F F and M-x magit <enter> P P, for pull and

I have several computers and synchronize my org files with git. I think it is the best option because I do not have to worry about the sync not working (for example when I do not have a connection) and
conflicts in the files.

I do this, too. I don't think Magit helps much, in fact I'd be better off writing functions for `emacs-startup-hook' and `kill-emacs-hook'
that do my pushes and pulls for me.

But for now, I just try to remember to commit and push before I leave a

This way, you also really learn to appreciate using "git fetch" and "git
status", rather than doing a blind "git pull".


Tory S. Anderson
Computational Cognitive Narratologist

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