/etc in CVS

Ulrich Spörlein uqs at spoerlein.net
Thu Apr 22 14:41:29 UTC 2010

On Thu, 22.04.2010 at 12:18:21 +0200, Dag-Erling Smørgrav wrote:
> Sergey Babkin <babkin at verizon.net> writes:
> > I wonder if a version control system, like SVN, could be used to keep
> > track of all the changes in /etc. (Or maybe it already is and I'm
> > simply out of date).
> arch is commonly used for things like this.

I have a .hg directory sitting in / for every machine I usually take
care of. hgignore is of course set to *, so only explicitly added files
are tracked.

FWIW, I would *strongly* suggest you do *not* use SVN, but a system
capable of offline usage, because when the shit hits the fan, you can't
rely on a working network.

just my two cents,

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