Re: Proposal to improve package configuration upgrades
gregor herrmann <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> So I was thinking that this is a typical case where the upgrade could
>> be smoothly handled by Config::Model.
> If Config::Model could solve the merge problem (add the missing
> three-way-merge function) I'm sure many people would buy you
> $favourite_drink :)
It won't be a walk in the park, but I'm sure we can do something
> ISTR that has been discussed more than one time in the past but it
> still does not exist; I couldn't find anything on -devel or -project in 2009
> Ah, I was thinking of Arthur Liu's summary of last year's Google
> Summer of Code projects (summarised on his blog at
> http://www.milliways.fr/ , keyword "mergemaster")
This project looks dead.
> If I understand your idea and Config::Model's capabilities correctly
> I think this is definitively worth following. And I suggest to
> propose/discuss it on -devel (and maybe contact the people familiar
> with mergemaster or other previous efforts before).
Yes, I will propose this on -devel (and cc debian-perl) ASAP, so the
further discussions will be followed up by more people.
All the best
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