RFC: etcupdate tool in base?

Eitan Adler lists at eitanadler.com
Thu Jun 10 18:29:37 UTC 2010

> I've had several folks ask me recently about importing etcupdate
> (http://www.FreeBSD.org/~jhb/etcupdate) into the base system as an alternate
> tool for updating /etc during upgrades.  Do folks have any strong objections
> to doing so?  More details about how it works and an HTML version of the
> manpage can be found at the URL above.

-1 unless mergemaster is replaced.

I'm ***not*** saying that mergemaster should be replaced.

The base system would get too bloated if too many tools are added.

Eitan Adler

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