[nycbug-talk] version control for config files
skreuzer at exit2shell.com
Fri Feb 27 08:50:04 EST 2009
On Feb 26, 2009, at 6:27 PM, Charles Sprickman wrote:
> I think the subject pretty much sums it up - I'm sick of not tracking
> changes in /etc and /usr/local/etc. I want something that deal with
> permissions and is relatively transparent.
> I've been googling around, but finding not much other than weird
> contortions based on CVS that make such huge disclaimers as "this of
> course does not work with symlinks" or "this of course does not
> file ownership/permissions".
> cfengine and the like do more than I want...
> Any interesting ideas out there?
> The most I have to work with is perhaps a dozen servers, maybe
> almost that
> many jails.
It might be overkill for a singe machine, but if you have multiple
you might want to look into a configuration management solution like
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