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Re: [h-e-w] Syncing Emacs org files

From: Lennart Borgman
Subject: Re: [h-e-w] Syncing Emacs org files
Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2011 00:20:12 +0200

Dropbox has been my option for long now. (But there are some
alternatives now, I believe.)

On Thu, Sep 8, 2011 at 00:16, Ben Straub <address@hidden> wrote:
> Dropbox. Use git if you need file history or the ability to backup to
> github.
> On Sep 7, 2011 3:08 PM, "Sarir Khamsi" <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I've recently started down the spiritually enlightening path that is org
>> mode and noticed that I now have a bunch of org files on my laptop
>> (WinXP) and my desktop (Windows 7). There now seems to be a problem of
>> keeping these files synced up. Ediff is an option but that means knowing
>> what files have changed, and they are in a variety of dirs in my "home"
>> dir. rsync has been an option for directories, but with org files, it's
>> possible that the contents may need to be merged.
>> As you might guess, the laptop is not always connected to the same
>> network as the desktop, but eventually, they get hooked up, so using a
>> single file shared by both computer is not an option.
>> Ideally, I'd like a platform-neutral approach but I'd be OK with a
>> Windows-only solution. So my questions are:
>> 1) What have people done in Emacs to sync up files in a somewhat
>> automated fashion?
>> 2) Is this best handled outside of Emacs with something like git (and
>> mapping drives in Windows)?
>> Thanks.
>> Sarir
>> --
>> Sarir Khamsi
>> software guy
>> address@hidden

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