[K12OSN] Re: OT - Upgrading Server - Copying Config Files

Nils Breunese nils at breun.nl
Sun Jan 4 21:42:00 UTC 2009

Carl Keil wrote:

> I wish I was as smart as the average Linux admin.  That's a really  
> elegant idea.  Here I am scratching my head and worrying that I  
> forgot something.  I wish there was a way to do some sort of "cat=>  
> " symlink.  Where you could literally have a directory with only the  
> changed bits.

You could save the original config files and use diff to create files  
that show you what you changed (and store those diffs as well if you  
like). Other people like to version their complete /etc directory  
using something like Subversion.

Nils Breunese.

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