Debian or Ubuntu?

Derek Broughton news at
Tue May 20 18:56:54 UTC 2008

Marcin Kasperski wrote:

>> Exactly - I still had to manually fix my config files...  Perhaps the
>> update manager managed to fix some of them, but I don't see how it could
>> _possibly_ handle all my config changes.
> Well, working 3-way merge would be nice to have. There are some
> experiments nowadays, but they are mostly doomed to fail as there
> is no good info about change history.
> I am one of those paranoid guys, who use Mercurial to version-control
> everything what happens in /etc.

Well then we agree on something - in the thread on config tools, I _did_ say
a GUI tool should use version control to ensure we know every change made.


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