easy way to upgrade from 6.3 to 7.1 (including port packages)
olli at lurza.secnetix.de
Mon Oct 27 12:44:26 PDT 2008
martinko <gamato at users.sf.net> wrote:
> Oliver Fromme wrote:
> I'd like a more general purpose utility, be it mergemaster or sth else.
> I like the way mergemaster works but I'd like to use it not only for
> /etc (after make) -- I'd like to point it to my backup directory which
> doesn't contain all of /etc and compare the files it finds with those in
That can be done like this, assuming /root/etcbak is your
backup directory, and also assuming that /usr/src is of
the same date as /etc (if not, use cvsup or csup to bring
it to the same date).
# mkdir -p /tmp/newroot
# find /etc /root/etcbak | cpio -dump /tmp/newroot
# cd /root/etcbak
# mergemaster -D /tmp/newroot
The result of the merge will be in /tmp/newroot/etc.
> Or point it to arbitrary 2 directories and compare their files.
You can compare arbitrary directories with diff -r.
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