Re: versions changed.....
In article <3F819A76.210805C5@larc.nasa.gov>,
rabi <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
:What procedure do some of you follow after a OS upgrade to handle the
:.O, .N configuration files. We usually do a xdiff on the current and
:new/old version to see the difference.
Same here except we use xdiff3 instead of xdiff.
:Is it recommended that the
:version number of the conf file be updated even if we want to use the
:old conf files. Wondering if patches / upgrades key off of this
Patches and upgrades do not key off of the version number comments
for any patch or upgrade I can think of.
The normal patch / upgrade process keys off of the size and checksum
of a file to determine whether it has been modified.
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