Subject: Re: md5 checksums in pkg PLISTS
To: Tim Rightnour <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 08/07/1998 08:48:57
On Thu, 6 Aug 1998, Tim Rightnour wrote:
> overwritten.. a good upgrade process would do something like copy them to /tmp
> and then back out to where they were after the install..  Just thinking ahead

You can also - instead of copying the file back out - make a diff and
(try to) apply that one to the new file.

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>