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Re: /etc/ttys defaults, was Persistent green messages interrupting console on NetBSD 6.99.19 i386

On Wed, 05 Jun 2013, Greg Troxel wrote:
Generally, etc management systems should apply changes to the etc.tgz files to the real etc but should not overwrite any local changes.

Yes, I agree.

etcupdate appears to be too aggressive.

Please could you expand on this. Under what circumstances will etcupdate make unwanted changes? (As far as I know, etcupdate always prompts first, except in safe cases as requested by "-a".)

--apb (Alan Barrett)

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