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Re: [ANNOUNCE] FSVS 1.1.12 released

Author pmarek
Full name P.Marek
Date 2008-01-19 07:54:13 PST
Message On Saturday 19 January 2008 Sheldon Hearn wrote:
> I'd like to ship the Debian package with the attached patch (generated
> by hand) applied to the manpage.
Yes, thank you!

> While it's not feasible to keep applying it for each new release
> (because you autogenerate the manpage),
How did you change it? Do you have an editor, or some set of replacements?
Simple replacements that improve the layout I'd gladly put into my
Makefile ... the files already get changed, so there's no aesthetical problem

> I hope that
> * It'll provide some direction on tweaking the autogeneration process
> for better results, and
> * By the time the next big change to the manpage crops up, we'll have
> improved autogeneration.
I hope that I'll find some way to improve the manual page.

> Can I go ahead?
Sure, thank you very much!

BTW, how about attaching the Backup-HOWTO (as html) in /usr/share/doc/fsvs?
Wouldn't cost anything, would it? Ahhhh .. Of course, the links would have to
be removed.

PS: What do you think about a fsvs-etc-versioning package?
Installation should create a repository in /var/etc-versioning, register /etc
as a working copy, and commit the first things.
Then it should try to get invoked after every package configuration;
there's "APT::Update::Post-Invoke" and "DPkg::Post-Invoke", as well
as "DPkg::Pre-Install-Pkgs"; but no Post-Install-Pkgs, AFAIK.
One of them should get set, so that a commit can be done as often as possibly.

I'd like to get DPkg to call fsvs, but I've found no way there. Going via APT
has the problem that a lot of packages are done in a single call to dpkg ...
although I think there's a way to do only single packages, but I didn't
remember what that was.

Versioning your /etc, /home or even your whole installation?
             Try fsvs (fsvs.tigris.org)!

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[ANNOUNCE] FSVS 1.1.12 released pmarek P.Marek 2008-01-17 06:33:02 PST
     Re: [ANNOUNCE] FSVS 1.1.12 released Sheldon Hearn <sheldonh at starjuice dot net> Sheldon Hearn <sheldonh at starjuice dot net> 2008-01-19 05:36:04 PST
         Re: [ANNOUNCE] FSVS 1.1.12 released pmarek P.Marek 2008-01-19 07:54:13 PST
             Re: [ANNOUNCE] FSVS 1.1.12 released pmarek P.Marek 2008-02-07 07:17:05 PST
                 Re: [ANNOUNCE] FSVS 1.1.12 released Sheldon Hearn <sheldonh at starjuice dot net> Sheldon Hearn <sheldonh at starjuice dot net> 2008-02-18 04:04:54 PST
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