[Piuparts-devel] Bug#706109: display how modified files have changed
anbe at debian.org
Tue Jan 21 02:45:01 UTC 2014
On 2014-01-20 15:03, Holger Levsen wrote:
> On Sonntag, 19. Januar 2014, Andreas Beckmann wrote:
>> Can't we run etckeeper "from outside" of the chroot like adequate?
> not sure if we can do this with etckeeper, but we can certainly preserve /etc
> somewhere safe and do a diff later...?!!
also "internal" etckeeper is not useful for distupgrade tests (that run
two upgrade passes, the first produces a minimal dist-upgraded reference
system - this is where the /etc reference should be taken, be it git or
copy or ...
And if we are doing "external" etckeeper, we could "snapshot" /etc every
time custom scripts are being run, maybe even before and after. That
should give a view how /etc evolved and when the changes were introduced.
For an external etckeeper we should use two branches: reference and
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