About mergemaster (Re: upgrading)
Jim C. Nasby
jim at nasby.net
Tue Sep 23 12:06:02 PDT 2003
On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 01:21:01PM -0400, Jason Andresen wrote:
> Jim C. Nasby wrote:
> >On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 09:25:10AM -0700, Doug White wrote:
> >>On Tue, 23 Sep 2003, Jim C. Nasby wrote:
> >>>I think a far better solution would be to give mergemaster the ability
> >>>to compare files to the version in CVS as reported by the $FreeBSD$ tag.
> >>In 99% of cases, there is no CVS repo to compare against.
> >Huh? What about the main FBSD CVS repository?
> Mergemaster is typically run in single user mode. Unless you're running
> mergemaster on a CVS mirror, you're not going to be able to get at it.
Ahh, forgot about that. I normally don't drop to single user mode to do
A local 'repository' should take care of this. I don't think it'd even
need to be a full repository; presumably just keeping a copy of
everything from the previous installworld would suffice.
Jim C. Nasby, Database Consultant jim at nasby.net
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