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Re: conf-files diff

On Fri, Jan 18, 2002 at 08:13:24PM +0100, Wichert Akkerman wrote:

> Previously martin f krafft wrote:
> > however, a diff of the debian conf-file versus my own is usually quite
> > confusing. if i had a version of the debian conf-file from the previous
> > package, that would be much easier.
> TODO item in dpkg: keep a copy of the configuration file so we
> can do 3-way diffs on upgrade. That should help you with this as
> well.

That would also make it possible to do an automatic or semi-automatic merge,
which would be extremely useful.

 - mdz

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