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Re: Managing many Debian machines

> One thing we haven't fully decided yet is that whether we should keep
> network-wide configuration files in /usr/local and replace original files
> with symlinks, or should we use rsync or similar to keep every system in
> sync. The former has the advantage of making the change instantaneous
> while the latter reduces hosts' dependency on the server. Though they'll
> still be dependant on /home being NFS shared anyway, that's why haven't
> decided it yet.

i love dpkg-repack! you can setup a box, then recreate the .deb with
your settings, and install it anywhere. (ok, my debian network is four
machines, so this approach may be worth just 0.02$...)

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