[Remind-Fans] multiple config file at runtime

Jostein Berntsen jbernts at broadpark.no
Fri Mar 5 15:14:03 EST 2010

On 05.03.10,01:48, Fmiser wrote:
> I have encountered a situation where it would be handy to be
> able to call a different set of config files at run time.
> For example, I have home.rem and work.rem family.rem.  Sometimes
> I want to be able to see a combination of them.
> So far all I have found two awkward ways to do it. 
> Create some more .rem files with just "include" lines.
> Create directories with symlinks to the real files.
> Both of these ways work, but require me to set up - and remember
> - all the permutations. That is, one for home+work, one for work
> +family, one for home+family, one for all three.
> What I'm hoping for is a way to pass the list of files to remind
> when I run if from my bash shell. Like 
> $ remind -c+2 home.rem work.rem
> Is there a way that I just missed? 

You might use an idea from the "I use Remind to generate..." paragraph 
on this site?


Jostein Berntsen <jbernts at broadpark.no>

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