Keeping track of config file changes

Bob McClure Jr robertmcclure at
Wed Jun 15 03:20:01 UTC 2005

On Tue, Jun 14, 2005 at 07:57:10PM -0700, Harold Hallikainen wrote:
> What's the best way to keep track of all the config file changes I've made
> over the years? I think it's kind of a lost cause on my existing machine,
> but on the next one I'd like to quickly find the changes so when I do an
> update of something that requires a new config, I can put the changes back
> in. I'm thinking of putting something unique on each line I change, then
> doing a big grep. I use CVS to track my own code, but it seems a bit
> unwieldy for this application. Any suggestions?

RCS comes to mind.

> Thanks!
> Harold

Bob McClure, Jr.             Bobcat Open Systems, Inc.
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