Bc and info?

Scott harview at montana.com
Mon Dec 15 21:25:49 PST 2008

On Mon, Dec 15, 2008 at 08:34:46AM -0600, DJ Lucas wrote:
> > Yes, I have been using the treeutils method which someone suggested.
> > So I see what happened. How best to prevent such mishaps in future?
> > Are there other shared files besides this one of which I need to be wary?
> > 
> /usr/lib/perl5/${PERL_VERSION}/${ARCH}-linux/perllocal.pod
> /var/lib/scrollkeeper/*
> /etc/gnome-${GNOME_VERSION}/gconf/*
> There are lots more...that is just what I could recall quickly off the 
> top of my head.  Best way is in your destination, check against the root 
> filesystem and see if it is there.
> for file in `find . -type f | sed 's at ./@@'`
> do
>      ls /$file
> done
> Again, untested and off the top of my head, but it should get you a list 
> of file about to be replaced.

Okay! With some chagrin I see that the treeutils does have 'checktree'
which gives warnings of impending collisions. Thanks again, I'm sure
I'll have some *really* stupid questions down the road....

Scott Swanson

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