sysutils/etcmerge vs mergemaster
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Sun Nov 18 09:40:26 PST 2007
On Sun, 18 Nov 2007 13:01:56 +0100
Peter Schuller <peter.schuller at infidyne.com> wrote:
> > Isn't that what the -U option in mergemaster does?
> > -U Attempt to auto upgrade files that have not been user
> > modified.
> I believe I tried this once and it did not make a difference, but I
> didn't investigate. Perhaps I screwed up.
It's something I only noticed on the 6.2 upgrade, and I've never
actually used. It seems to work by comparing hashes of installed files
with the cvs versions from the previous run. I guess it doesn't work on
the first upgrade as there's no stored database.
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