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Re: manage linux distro with subverison

From: Jeff D <fixedored_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-04-06 08:24:24 CEST

On Thu, 5 Apr 2007, John Stile wrote:

> Can I get any advice or links regarding checking in an entire / of a
> Linux system?
> Are there any pitfalls?
> To deploy a new system, could i simply do a svn checkout onto an empty
> file system?
> I use gentoo, and when I do an update sometimes things stop working, but
> I need to be able to get back to what did work, and track what did
> change on an global system level. Just backing up config files doesn't
> help me version control the entire system.

You would probably be better off using some imaging software like g4l or
systemimager or even just a good rsync. Going the svn would be fairly
messy and difficult to maintain , especially with permissions.

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