installed ports library audit?

Matthew Seaman matthew at
Mon Mar 1 18:33:03 UTC 2021

On 01/03/2021 16:51, Gary Aitken wrote:

> For future disasters...
> If I needed to, is there a master easy to get at that I can diff against
> to see what the changes to things like /etc/passwd are?
> I could regenerate the .db files if I knew the source was ok, but to check
> that I would need to be able to diff.

For /etc files, and if you use etcupdate(8), then there will be pristine 
copies of many files under /var/db/etcupdate/current or 

However, you'ld really only use etcupdate(8) if you were installing from 
source, so you'ld also have pristine copies hiding somewhere under /usr/src.



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