Subject: Re: /etc/daily and /scratch
To: Peter Seebach <>
From: Simon Burge <>
List: current-users
Date: 03/26/1996 18:51:50
On Mon, 25 Mar 1996 20:01:01 -0600  Peter Seebach wrote:

> Which brings us to a vaguely related issue:
> Is there a documented procedure for installing updates of /etc?  I haven't
> installed most of /etc since pre-1.0 days, but I'm not sure what's safe
> and what isn't.  Is there a good strategy here?

Every now and then I do a 'diff -cr /usr/src/etc /etc', and then start
hand hacking.  I've noticed _very_ little actually changes, hence no
better method from me...

Simon Burge
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