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Well i dont know if any of you that use gentoo have found this little command yet but here it is. it is a nice modern and can be an ...
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- 10-07-2004 #1
Well i dont know if any of you that use gentoo have found this little command yet but here it is. it is a nice modern and can be an automated replacement for etc-update(archaic miserable hard to use)!
read `man dispatch-conf` and dont forget to edit the config '/etc/dispatch-conf.conf' 'emerge rcs' and create the directory '/etc/config-archive' so that your old configs are archived if changes were made to them...can't loose it is awsome..... then type dispatch-conf
just wish i had found it before i had to do 300+ configs a few days ago...lol
- 10-07-2004 #2
well that might save me some time in the future.
- 10-07-2004 #3
It finally has documentation? I heard about this like 1-2 months ago, but no one knew anything about it and there was no documentation. Good to see that it can be used without hassle now."Time is an illusion. Lunchtime, doubly so."
~Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy
- 10-07-2004 #4
Yeah it has been around about 8-12 months and the man is dated may 2004
here is a link to another thread on this : http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic.p...ight=etcupdate
- 04-06-2005 #5
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A tip: Use colordiff instead of diff (edit dispatch-conf.conf) and you'll see the proposed changes in color. IMO this is much easier to use...