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Re: Is AMD64 Debian port suitable for production servers

On Tue, 2004-09-14 at 14:17 -0700, Karl Hegbloom wrote:
>  Perhaps for a very important
> production server you should have both a staging system and the real
> thing, so that you can test updates on the staging box before putting
> them onto the deployment server.  Maybe that could be done with a
> chroot?  Has anyone tried something like this in real life?

Doesn't 'rpm' have some sort of rollback feature?  It would cool to have
something like that for 'apt'/'dpkg'...  perhaps all you really need to
do is back up the conffiles, and 'dpkg-repack' or simply keep backups of
the relevant files in your /var/cache/apt/archives?

    Karl Hegbloom
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