[OT] - Best Practices(TM) for Configuration File Changes

Wojciech Puchar wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Mon Mar 30 06:25:41 PDT 2009

> Hello, list.
> Before I pose my question, I am not intending to start a flame-war of
> any sort -- I'm just searching for "different" ways of doing things.
> With so many different version control systems available (aside from
> the traditional "keep current backups" solution), I am curious:
> Q:  What is *your* favorite/suggestion solution to keep (working)
> versions of configuration files, in case something goes awry?

i do backups of whole system (not just configs) with rsync+cp -lpR to have 
multiple generations. this way i don't need ZFS or UFS snapshots to do 

as i have backups i always can get things from it.

But "Best Practice(TM)" is YOUR BEST PRACTICE, most suited to yourself.

More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list