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Re: Linuxconf not losing info.

On Tue, 2 Jun 1998, Shaya Potter wrote:

> Sorry for not responding directly, I only get debian-devel-digest, so I can
> only respond to what I catch.
> I believe linuxconf will version every change that it makes, i.e. if you
> make changes w/ linuxconf and see that it didn't work, you can go back to
> your previous configuration or any one of many previous configurations, this
> will probably work if you edited it outside of linuxconf, you then edited
> the file manually, and then went into linuxconf, somehow or another
> linuxconf messed up the file (though when I was playing with it last year,
> it couldn't grok our dns setup, and just complained, didn't mess with it),
> you should theoreticly be able to go back to the version you modified by
> hand, because linuxconf should have saved it before modifying the file.

good.  i like the sound of that.

does it use RCS or similar to store the previous versions? if not, how
hard would it be to make it do so?


craig sanders

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