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Clone or update all user's gists #backup #github #gists #management
#!/usr/bin/env python
# Clone or update all a user's gists
# curl -LJO https://gist.githubusercontent.com/mattmc3/b9f314f29add32330b2ee359e2ad5aba/raw/0068945bf19bc50b9847d5938286c74953aa97e3/gist-backup.py
# chmod 755 ./gist-backup.py
# USER=mattmc3 python3 gist-backup.py
from __future__ import absolute_import, division, print_function, unicode_literals
import json
import urllib
from subprocess import call
import os
import math
try:
from urllib.request import urlopen
except ImportError:
from urllib2 import urlopen
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'].replace("\r",' ').replace("\n",' ')
print(gist['id'], gistUrl, description, file=f)
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