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Re: using cvs to contol system files

From: Eric Siegerman
Subject: Re: using cvs to contol system files
Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2002 16:46:37 -0400
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On Fri, Oct 25, 2002 at 04:19:00PM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> Eric's suggestion of using 'stow' could help a lot too if you've got to
> be able to do roll-backs in a big hurry for 24x7 production environments.
> (I just really don't like masses of symlinks -- I'd rather have a "real"
> package manager.... :-)

I don't like masses of manually-maintained, idiosyncratic
symlinks either.  But when they're systematic and I don't have to
manage them by hand, they're not nearly so bad :-)


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