Re: vision: easily move all my data and config to a new machine
]] Thomas Koch
> I've started by building debian packages with equivs that have dependencies to
> all packages that I've installed by hand on my old machine. This is not
Use pkgsync with comments in the musthave file?
> Now I'd like to know which files in /etc are still in their default state and
> which were modified by me, including a diff against the default. Is there some
> possibility to get this information? I have etckeeper installed but I don't
> see how it could give me this information.
Not all files have a default, since they're templated. You could look
in the dpkg conffile db and compare checksums for conffiles, though.
> What other things are there that I'd want to move to the new machine? For
> example /var/spool/cron.
It depends, basically all of /var, I'd imagine.
Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are