in message <>,
wrote Wayne Sierke thusly...
> On Sun, 2009-08-09 at 08:34 -0700, Richard Mahlerwein wrote:
> > I'm redoing the whole process in single user mode.  My guess is
> > I goofed something during mergemaster and devd.conf is messed
> > up.  (Mergemaster is, undeniably, my least favorite utility).
> I lost practically all of my 'mergemaster pain' when I adopted the
> habit of using it with -iUP options:
>         -i    Automatically install any files that do not exist in the des-
>               tination directory.
>         -P    Preserve files that you replace in
>               /var/tmp/mergemaster/preserved-files-<date>, or another
>               directory you specify in your mergemaster rc file.
>         -U    Attempt to auto upgrade files that have not been user modi-
>               fied.

Ah. My mnemonic would be "PiU" as in "Pew! Pew!".

  - Parv


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