> At 29 Jan 2001 11:49:36 +0100,
> Dag-Erling Smorgrav <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> > No. Mergemaster doesn't care about the contents of the file, only
> > about its $FreeBSD$ tag. As long as this stays the same, it'll leave
> > the file alone. If you remove the $FreeBSD$ tag in the installed file
> > or someone commits to src/etc/shells, mergemaster will prompt you.
> I want mergemaster(8) to have a list not to compare.  It is not
> necessary for mergemaster(8) to compare host specific files, for
> example, /etc/hosts, /etc/printcap and /etc/shells, to their
> originals in /usr/src.  I want that system managers for local
> hosts can decide which files follow the source and which files
> do not.

There was some discussion of about this on -questions (I think it was)
a while back, and the author commented on some things he was working
on. You might look through those, then nudge him about it.

Mike Meyer <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>                      http://www.mired.org/home/mwm/
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