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Easily Split Out Custom Oh My ZSH Configs
- Yair Mark
Today I decided to install oh-my-zsh on my workstation. Originally I chose to switch back to bash as some of the tools I used did not support ZSH completions. This does not seem to be the case any more.
As part of the install I wanted to see if there was a way to separate out my aliases, completions, exports and plugins. I eventually found out that in your
.zshrc you can simply specify:
This can be a path to anywhere to a folder called anything you want. In my case I chose to keep it more in line with how you would specify settings for other command line tools.
In this folder I created the following files:
alias.zsh completions.zsh exports.zsh functions.zsh
.zshrc file is read these files are all sourced. This makes it easy for me to cleanly separate out my various configs. I can version control these and sym link to my version controlled files so that I can easily use this across machines. The only custom changes I still make in the
.zshrc file are oh-my-zsh themes and plugins.