/etc in svn home
paul.totterman at iki.fi
Sun Dec 10 20:49:38 CET 2006
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On 10.12.2006, at 2.39, Ken Bloom wrote:
> On Friday 08 December 2006 17:45, Dafydd Jones wrote:
>> having kept my /home in svn for the best part of a year now, I'd like
>> to progress to keeping the changes I make in /etc in svn as well.
>> Without giving it much thought, I imagine this will require a dir in
>> my /home working copy and symlinks from there to the appropriate
>> place in /etc.
> Putting /etc in /home is a bad idea, for many reasons, not the
> least of
> which is bad security.
> I suggest making a new repository for /etc with different access
> permissions than /home. Failing that, you should use a completely
> separate directory of your repository which doesn't get checked out
> into /home.
I second this. Repositories are cheap and can be used to express
stucture. So why merge /home and /etc when those have little in common?
>> Has anyone attempted to automate this in any way?
Not that, but I stumbled on a tool that helps keep /etc in
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