Upgrade from source to RC1: problems with /etc : lost users and
yanegomi at gmail.com
Thu Oct 27 11:31:43 UTC 2011
On Oct 27, 2011, at 4:14 AM, Ed Schouten wrote:
> * Tom Evans <tevans.uk at googlemail.com>, 20111027 13:06:
>> I have had this happen before, the PEBKAC. When running mergemaster,
>> it will prompt you to install new passwd, master.passwd and group
>> files - if you have added local users you must not say yes to this,
>> you must either merge the changes in or keep your local one.
> It would have been so awesome if our /etc/master.passwd and /etc/group
> included an #include directive.
Or a tool like etcupdate, which provides 3-way diff functionality, was available in base..
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