On Fri, Aug 14, 2015 at 11:19:15PM +0800, Julian Elischer wrote:
> On 8/13/15 11:23 PM, John Baldwin wrote:
> > On Thursday, August 13, 2015 04:13:43 PM Slawa Olhovchenkov wrote:
> >> On Tue, Aug 04, 2015 at 10:00:06PM -0700, John Baldwin wrote:
> >>> On Sunday, July 26, 2015 03:26:22 AM Baptiste Daroussin wrote:
> >>>> Hi all,
> >>>> I was botherd to not have the merge(1) utility available in base (for
> >>>> etcupdate)
> >>>> when building base WITHOUT_RCS.
> >>>> So I have rewritten a merge(1) utility which should be compatible.
> >>>> I used the 3-way merge code from the fossil VCS instead of making it
> >>>> call diff3.
> >>>> All I have done from the fossil code is adapting it to use sbuf(9).
> >>>> The bonus for end users is the merge from fossil can resolve situation
> >>>> where the
> >>>> diff3 in base cannot. (which explains a "failure" with the GNU RCS test
> >>>> suite)
> >>>> meaning etcupdate will be more happy merge configuration files.
> >>> Thanks! This will save me from having to hack etcupdate to use diff3
> >>> instead
> >>> of merge.
> >> Hi, can I use etcupdate to update /etc w/o source tree?
> >> I.e. I take from new distro /var/db/etcupdate and try to update /etc?
> > etcupdate does a 3-way merge of an "old" stock /etc and a "new" stock /etc
> > into /etc. The "old" stock /etc is always stored in /var/db/etcupdate.
> > The "new" stock /etc has to come from somewhere. One option is to generate
> > it from /usr/src (e.g. after a buildworld). However, you can also
> > pregenerate
> > tarballs from a /usr/src tree on one machine and then use those tarballs
> > instead of generating an /etc tree from /usr/src on another machine. I've
> > used this for upgrades of a cluster of machines where a single machine would
> > build release "images" that were basically a buildworld + an 'etcupdate
> > build'
> > from the corresponding src tree. I then used 'etcupdate -t
> > /path/to/tarball'
> > to update /etc after installing the new world.
> > The idea is that for something like freebsd-update one could ship the latest
> > etcupdate build tarball on each update to do a full 3-way merge of /etc.
> what is the rational for using etcupdate instead of mergemaster when
I am try to eliminate using source in upgrading path.
(On build host run release.sh for some revision and using
base.txz/kernel.XYZ.txz for upgrade together with beadm)
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