todo.c

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Command line lightweight todo tool with readable storage , written in C.

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todo.c

Command line lightweight todo tool with readable storage, written in C.

Latest version: v0.2.6

Installation

make install

This command will install

todo
to
$HOME/bin
and the manual page to
$HOME/man/man1
.

If you want to install into some other place than

$HOME
, invoke
make
with a prefix or edit the
Makefile
:
make PREFIX=/usr/local install

Usage

Note: todo will always use

./todo.txt
prior to
~/todo.txt
for persistent storage.
Usage:
  todo [-h|-v|-a]
  todo ( [done|undo|remove])|...
Examples:
  add a task       -  todo Go shopping
  check a task     -  todo 1 done
  undo a task      -  todo 1 undo
  remove a task    -  todo 1 rm/remove
  list undo tasks  -  todo
  list all tasks   -  todo --all
  clear done tasks -  todo clean/cleanup
  clear all tasks  -  todo clear

See also the Unix manual page:

man todo

Storage

todo will always use

./todo.txt
prior to
~/todo.txt
for persistent storage, if there is a
todo.txt
in current directory,
todo
will use it, else
todo
will try to find
~/todo.txt
, if it doesn't exist,
todo
touches an empty file
~/todo.txt
.

So when your are not in home directory, to new a todo, just:

$ touch todo.txt

The storage format is readable, it's the GitHub Flavored Markdown Task list:

- [x] Go shopping
- [ ] Clean the room

Manual

The manual is installed into

$(HOME)/man/man1
by default. Provided your
man
command is configured correctly, invoking
man todo
should show it.
make todo.1
man ./todo.1

FAQ

  • Why C language? - I just want to write some C code that time.
  • Why not only
    ~/todo.txt
    ? - I need different todos for different projects.
  • What is this tool created for? - I can manage tasks in my terminal, and read it anywhere(for instance, on github.com).

Contributors

https://github.com/hit9/todo.c/graphs/contributors

Thanks

  • Thanks to sjl, todo is inspired by sjl/t.

  • Thanks to vesln's todo.

License

BSD

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