Subject: Re: groff/-current build problems
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Sverre Froyen <email@example.com>
Date: 12/08/2002 19:52:28
When using etcupdate, I find it tedious to answer "install new version" for
all the files that have distribution changes but have no local modifications.
These can normally be installed without further investigation. I therefore
added code to etcupdate to save a checksum (of the distribution file) for
each file it installs and to use that checksum in order to determine if local
modifications have been made the next time I update. If not locally
modified, a new flag "-f", will cause it to install files without prompting.
I find that this cuts down the number of etcupdate install prompts to a
It would be nice if the etcupdate command could be used on upgrades (as well
If the checksums were included in the files themselves this procedure could be