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Package: etckeeper (0.41ubuntu3)

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Please consider filing a bug or asking a question via Launchpad before contacting the maintainer directly.

Original Maintainer (usually from Debian):

  • Joey Hess

It should generally not be necessary for users to contact the original maintainer.

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Similar packages:

store /etc in git, mercurial, bzr or darcs

The etckeeper program is a tool to let /etc be stored in a git, mercurial, bzr or darcs repository. It hooks into APT to automatically commit changes made to /etc during package upgrades. It tracks file metadata that version control systems do not normally support, but that is important for /etc, such as the permissions of /etc/shadow. It's quite modular and configurable, while also being simple to use if you understand the basics of working with version control.

Other Packages Related to etckeeper

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  • dep: bzr (>= 1.4~)
    easy to use distributed version control system
    or git-core (>= 1:1.5.4)
    fast, scalable, distributed revision control system
    or mercurial
    scalable distributed version control system
    or darcs
    a distributed, interactive, smart revision control system
  • dep: debconf (>= 0.5)
    Debian configuration management system
    or debconf-2.0
    virtual package provided by cdebconf, cdebconf-udeb, debconf
  • rec: cron
    process scheduling daemon
    also a virtual package provided by bcron-run

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