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Re: /etc under svk

On Sat, 12 Feb 2005 23:16:31 +0100, Florian Weimer <fw@deneb.enyo.de>
>* Torsten Landschoff:
>> Wanted to do that - but! Does svk handle symlinks? Thinking of
>> /etc/rc?.d and /etc/alternatives... Wrote my own scripts to handle svn
>> for /etc but they are still quite hackish...
>Subversion 1.1 and svk 0.18 both support symlinks natively.

Another topic that needs to be addressed with putting /etc under
version control is file modes and owner/group. cvs doesn't handle that
well at all.

Also, the repository needs to be protected as /etc itself is, as it
contains passwords and other system confidential data.


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