[ILUG] Putting /etc under version control
david.murphy at gmail.com
Tue Dec 27 11:01:48 GMT 2005
On 12/26/05, Rory McCann <ebelular at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi *,
> I would like to put /etc under version control (subversion to be
> precise). However to do that I must import the existing file tree (ie
> /etc/*), remove all the files from /etc then check it out again (so
> that it's a proper svn working copy).
Are you quite sure? I haven't used subversion, but if this is truly
the case, I think you've found a great reason not to use it for /etc.
However, I'd expect that either a simple checkout which overwrites the
existing file is actually good enough, or there's some flag you can
use to make it so.
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