On Fri, 28 Oct 2011 16:42:16 +0100, Adam Spiers <vcs-h...@adamspiers.org> wrote: > If I have multiple repository paths all similar but spread across > different .mrconfig files, e.g. > > in ~/.mrconfig > > [.config/mr] > checkout = ... > > in ~/.config/mr/config.d/CLI: > > [$HOME/.git-repos/zsh] > ... > > [$HOME/.git-repos/mutt] > ... > > and in ~/.config/mr/config.d/GUI: > > [$HOME/.git-repos/urxvt] > ... > > [$HOME/.git-repos/fonts] > ... > > then the DRY fascist inside me is irked by the duplication. I'd much > rather write this in ~/.mrconfig: > > [DEFAULT] > lib = MR_GIT=$HOME/.git-repos > > [.config/mr] > checkout = ... > > and then ~/.config/mr/config.d/CLI would have: > > [$MR_GIT/zsh] > ... > > [$MR_GIT/mutt] > ... > > and in ~/.config/mr/config.d/GUI: > > [$MR_GIT/urxvt] > ... > > [$MR_GIT/fonts] > ... > > However this doesn't work - I'm guessing that variable expansion in > the section headers is done in Perl, so is not influenced by the > shell-code in the DEFAULT lib? > > So is there any other way of avoiding this duplication?
This should do the trick: [DEFAULT] lib = export MR_GIT=$HOME/.git-repos ^^^^^^ > Thanks, > Adam > _______________________________________________ > vcs-home mailing list > email@example.com > http://lists.madduck.net/listinfo/vcs-home Peace -- Pieter _______________________________________________ vcs-home mailing list firstname.lastname@example.org http://lists.madduck.net/listinfo/vcs-home