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Date:      Mon, 6 Feb 2012 17:56:08 -0600
From:      "Conrad J. Sabatier" <conrads@cox.net>
To:        Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>, Net Warrior <netwarrior863@gmail.com>
Subject:   Re: Mergemaster
Message-ID:  <20120206175608.1f2c9502@cox.net>
In-Reply-To: <alpine.BSF.2.00.1202051739370.71159@wonkity.com>
References:  <4F2F17D4.1070206@gmail.com> <alpine.BSF.2.00.1202051739370.71159@wonkity.com>

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On Sun, 5 Feb 2012 17:40:14 -0700 (MST)
Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com> wrote:

> On Sun, 5 Feb 2012, Net Warrior wrote:
> 
> > Hi there.
> >
> > I found very tedious when , after a makeworld the mergemaster
> > process to say (i) to install/upgrade/replace/  with the new file,
> > specially when there are a lot of files  I was reading the
> > documentation but it's not clear to me which option to use to
> > automate the process, which is the right one, or combination?
> >
> > -U -F -iF?
> 
> -Ui takes a long time the first time, then is much better the next
> time. _______________________________________________

One shortcut that works very well if you haven't made any
customizations there that you're afraid will be overwritten, is to 'rm
-rf /etc/rc.d' before running mergemaster, so it can just automatically
add all the new files without prompting.

HTH

-- 
Conrad J. Sabatier
conrads@cox.net



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