[CentOS] looking for cool, post-install things to do on a centos 5.5 system

Jim Wildman jim at rossberry.com
Fri Sep 17 21:51:22 EDT 2010


On Fri, 17 Sep 2010, Les Mikesell wrote:

> Has anyone ever standardized a way to do this that will work across more
> than a few platforms?  I've always thought there should be a way to at
> least make a subversion repository holding copies of all of /etc of all
> of your machines where similar hosts are branches from a master and
> current changes are always checked back in.  Then even if you don't use
> it to control and push changes you could at least easily view the
> changes over time on any host and the difference between any two hosts.

Russ just pointed me at this

etckeeper..

http://joey.kitenet.net/code/etckeeper/

among other things it includes a plugin for yum so 'yum install'
includes a commit..  Very nice touch..

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