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Re: putting config files under revision control




On 4/9/19, Dan Ritter wrote:
> Lee wrote:
>> What are people doing for putting config files in [under?] git?
>>
>> I'd like to have at least some system config files maintained in git
>> so I can get a history of changes.
>>   (and yes, I know, I really should be using a backup system for that,
>> but I'm still at the 'rsync to usb drive' stage)
>
> apt install etckeeper. Choose the git backend. (I think it's the
> default these days.)

Thank you!

> Chef or Puppet when you want to do this at scale.

Maybe someday.  They'd be nice to learn, but they seem to be massive
overkill for home use.  ..or at least for my home use.

Thanks
Lee