ONLamp: Keeping Your Life in Subversion

“I keep my life in a Subversion repository. For the past five
years, I’ve checked every file I’ve created and worked on, every
email I’ve sent or received, and every config file I’ve tweaked
into revision control. Five years ago, when I started doing this
using CVS, people thought I was nuts to use revision control in
this way. Today it’s still not a common practice, but thanks to my
earlier article ‘CVS homedir,’ I know I’m not alone. In this
article I will describe how my new home directory setup is working
now that I’ve switched from CVS to Subversion…”


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