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Author: Curtis Maurand
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] etckeeper: was: Er, Not that way ? .Re: Announcing Devuan 4.0: Chimaera!

On 10/18/21 4:36 PM, Steve Litt wrote:
> Olaf Meeuwissen said on Mon, 18 Oct 2021 18:52:05 +0900
>> I keep track of /etc with etckeeper which puts that directory under git
>> version control. That means I can always track back changes to package
>> updates or me mucking around there and see exactly what changed. That
>> can be very helpful if an `apt upgrade` broke stuff, more so because I
>> track "testing" ;-)
> Nice!!!

I run on a BTRFS file system and /etc is in it's on sub volume.  I just
take a snapshot of it.  restoration is as easy as overwriting a file or
folder from the snapshot.  I store the snapshots both locally and
externally.  Works great.  I handle /var/lib/mysql that way, too.


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