question on mergemaster

Ari Suutari ari at
Tue Jan 20 02:18:46 PST 2004

On Monday 19 January 2004 19:22, Leonhard Wimmer wrote:
> On Jan 19 17:59, Melvyn Sopacua wrote:
> > On Monday 19 January 2004 17:49, Leonhard Wimmer wrote:
> > > an MD5 database of all the files in /etc. If they weren't changed
> > > since the last mergemaster they are automatically updated and if they
> > > were changed mergemaster asks the user what to do.
> >
> > An md5 of which version of the file exactly?
>   Of the version installed the last time by mergemaster...

  	I think that this would work very nice. Maybe the mtree
        files (under /etc/mtree) could contain checksums for the
        original files. There seems to be some kind of support in
        mtree for that already.

                Ari S.
Ari Suutari
Lemi, Finland

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