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Re: semantics of dpkg-* configuration file backups

On Tuesday 05 January 2010 22:22:14 Malte Forkel wrote:
> In the end, I would like to write a simple merge skript for
> configuration files. This has been suggested before, e.g.
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=32877. Has anybody
> already implemented this?

ucf is able to perform a 3-way merge between user and new configuration files.

On my side, I'm working on a way to improve configuration upgrades during 
package upgrades using Config::Model project.

For details, see http://wiki.debian.org/PackageConfigUpgrade

All the best 

http://config-model.wiki.sourceforge.net/ -o- http://search.cpan.org/~ddumont/

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