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allow datafile location to be overriden

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1 parent af890ae commit 763445330e00eb8ee4ee08051fd3787fd6703e56 @rupa committed Aug 7, 2011
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  1. +8 −7 README
  2. +10 −7 z.1
  3. +2 −1 z.sh
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15 README
@@ -39,14 +39,15 @@ EXAMPLES
NOTES
Installation:
- optionally:
- set $_Z_CMD in .bashrc/.zshrc to change the command (default z).
+ Optionally:
+ Set $_Z_CMD in .bashrc/.zshrc to change the command (default z).
+ Set $_Z_DATA to change the datafile (default $HOME/.z).
- put something like this in your $HOME/.bashrc:
+ Put something like this in your $HOME/.bashrc:
. /path/to/z.sh
- put something like this in your $HOME/.zshrc:
+ Put something like this in your $HOME/.zshrc:
. /path/to/z.sh
function precmd () {
@@ -57,8 +58,8 @@ NOTES
PROFIT!!
- optionally:
- install the provided man page z.1 somewhere like /usr/local/man/man1.
+ Optionally:
+ Install the provided man page z.1 somewhere like /usr/local/man/man1.
Aging:
@@ -105,7 +106,7 @@ ENVIRONMENT
FILES
- data is stored in $HOME/.z
+ Data is stored in $_Z_DATA. If not set, $_Z_DATA defaults to $HOME/.z
A man page (z.1) is provided.
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17 z.1
@@ -39,14 +39,16 @@ directory that matches ALL of the regexes given on the command line.
\fBInstallation:\fR
.P
-optionally:
- set \fB$_Z_CMD\fR in .bashrc/.zshrc to change the command (default \fBz\fR).
+Optionally:
+ Set \fB$_Z_CMD\fR in .bashrc/.zshrc to change the command (default \fBz\fR).
+.br
+ Set \fB$_Z_DATA\fR to change the datafile (default \fB$HOME/.z\fR).
.P
-put something like this in your \fB$HOME/.bashrc\fR:
+Put something like this in your \fB$HOME/.bashrc\fR:
.P
\fB. /path/to/z.sh\fR
.P
-put something like this in your \fB$HOME/.zshrc\fR:
+Put something like this in your \fB$HOME/.zshrc\fR:
.P
\fB. /path/to/z.sh
function precmd () {
@@ -57,8 +59,8 @@ put something like this in your \fB$HOME/.zshrc\fR:
.P
PROFIT!!
.P
-optionally:
- install the provided man page \fBz.1\fR somewhere like \fB/usr/local/man/man1\fB.
+Optionally:
+ Install the provided man page \fBz.1\fR somewhere like \fB/usr/local/man/man1\fB.
.br
\fBAging:\fR
@@ -109,7 +111,8 @@ An alias \fB$_Z_CMD\fR='_z 2>&1' is defined. If not set, \fB$_Z_CMD\fR defaults
to \fBz\fR.
.SH FILES
-data is stored in \fB$HOME/.z\fR
+Data is stored in \fB$_Z_DATA\fR. If not set, \fB$_Z_DATA\fR defaults to
+\fB$HOME/.z\fR
.P
A man page (\fBz.1\fR) is provided.
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3 z.sh
@@ -5,6 +5,7 @@
# INSTALL:
# * optionally:
# set $_Z_CMD in .bashrc/.zshrc to change the command (default z).
+# set $_Z_DATA in .bashrc/.zshrc to change the datafile (default ~/.z).
# * put something like this in your .bashrc:
# . /path/to/z.sh
# * put something like this in your .zshrc:
@@ -24,7 +25,7 @@
_z() {
- local datafile="$HOME/.z"
+ local datafile="${_Z_DATA:-$HOME/.z}"
# bail out if we don't own ~/.z (we're another user but our ENV is still set)
[ -f "$datafile" -a ! -O "$datafile" ] && return

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