Subject: Re: how to version-track /etc
To: VaX#n8 <email@example.com>
From: Frederick Bruckman <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 06/21/2003 19:38:43
On Sat, 21 Jun 2003, VaX#n8 wrote:
> Hi, I used to keep all my /etc files in a CVS project that I created, and
> manually merged in everything I wanted from /usr/src/etc. This has turned
> into a very long process lately, and I'm wondering what people recommend
> that I do to shorten this process. Should I import NetBSD's /usr/src/etc
> onto a VENDOR branch? Should I apply all the changes I made in that etc
> project to the files in /usr/src/etc and use anoncvs? As of NetBSD-1.5.2
> I notice some support of ".local" files and defaults in /etc/defaults.
> Perhaps I should only have those files under version control?
Check out the man page for "etcupdate":
...and then give it a try!