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#!/usr/bin/env python
# Clone or update all a user's gists
# curl -ks https://raw.github.com/gist/5466075/gist-backup.py | USER=fedir python
# USER=fedir python gist-backup.py
 
import json
import urllib
from subprocess import call
from urllib import urlopen
import os
import math
USER = os.environ['USER']
 
perpage=30.0
userurl = urlopen('https://api.github.com/users/' + USER)
public_gists = json.load(userurl)
gistcount = public_gists['public_gists']
print "Found gists : " + str(gistcount)
pages = int(math.ceil(float(gistcount)/perpage))
print "Found pages : " + str(pages)
 
f=open('./contents.txt', 'w+')
 
for page in range(pages):
pageNumber = str(page + 1)
print "Processing page number " + pageNumber
pageUrl = 'https://api.github.com/users/' + USER + '/gists?page=' + pageNumber + '&per_page=' + str(int(perpage))
u = urlopen (pageUrl)
gists = json.load(u)
startd = os.getcwd()
for gist in gists:
gistd = gist['id']
gistUrl = 'git://gist.github.com/' + gistd + '.git'
if os.path.isdir(gistd):
os.chdir(gistd)
call(['git', 'pull', gistUrl])
os.chdir(startd)
else:
call(['git', 'clone', gistUrl])
if gist['description'] == None:
description = ''
else:
description = gist['description'].encode('utf8').replace("\r",' ').replace("\n",' ')
print >> f, gist['id'], gistUrl, description
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