On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 10:55 PM, Peter Boosten <pe...@boosten.org> wrote:
> matt donovan wrote: > > On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 3:34 PM, Peter Boosten <pe...@boosten.org> wrote: > >>> > >> Well, my point is that mergemaster shouldn't have to delete ALL > accounts, > >> just to add one. User and group accounts can be added to the > passwd/group > >> file *without* deleting the others. > >> > > > > mergemaster doesn't delete ALL accounts if you do it correctly. I usually > > leave the files for later and then manually do it. > > > > Your 'do it correctly' refers to 'leave it for later', however I've read > at least twice yesterday, that someone *accidentally* 'installed' the > file from /var/tmp/temproot. *That* should not be possible in the first > place. > > Thank heaven it never happened to me (knock on wood), but a mistake is > easily made, especially when you just went through a whole bunch of > updated rc scripts. > > Peter > > -- > http://www.boosten.org > myself I just watch the file name line since I don't touch files outside of /usr. unless it's for example ppp.conf _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"