If you're like me, most of what you create on a computer will take the form of a text file, and those text files will be scattered throughout your hard drive, possibly redundantly, so that you'll have no idea which is the latest version.
nest can help solve this problem. It:
Puts your projects into Git version control.
Stores the master copy in a known place (e.g. a remote server).
Lets you work on multiple copies of a project on multiple computers and merge them as needed
Optionally puts complete copies of everything onto any computer you use for use as a backup, cache and offline repository.
(The real heavy lifting is done by
git. nest is just a
To use nest, you'll need:
Perl 5.8.x or later. Earlier versions may work but are untested. Pod::Usage is optional.
ssh and ssh-agent
You can download it from GitHub.
It is released under the terms of the GNU General Public License 2.0.
You can read the online manual here.