Keeping track of config file changes

Rick Stevens rstevens at
Wed Jun 15 18:39:26 UTC 2005

Bob McClure Jr wrote:
> 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.

Uh, CVS (RCS' big brother).  Comes with Fedora/RH.
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