[olug] Server config revision control

Adam Lassek adam at doubleprime.net
Thu May 19 19:47:43 UTC 2011

I'll look into EPEL, thanks for the tip.

On May 18, 2011, at 4:50 PM, Christopher Cashell wrote:

> On Wed, May 18, 2011 at 3:59 PM, Adam Lassek <adam at doubleprime.net> wrote:
>> I was aware of etckeeper, but I thought that was dpkg-only. Does it support an RPM distro? Would I be able to install it on RHEL5.6?
> The author of etckeeper is a Debian Developer, so there is a bit of a
> Debian bias.  However, it works and is available for other
> distributions, too.  For RHEL, it's available in EPEL:
> http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/epel/5/SRPMS/repoview/etckeeper.html
> If you're not familiar with EPEL (Extra Packages for Enterprse Linux),
> you should definitely check it out, too.
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/EPEL
> It's a Fedora sub-project that maintains a selection of tools and
> applications (mostly from Fedora) repackaged for RHEL.  They're not
> officially supported by Red Hat, but they are incredibly useful.  A
> lot of really useful and common stuff that doesn't show up in RHEL (or
> just hasn't yet) is available there.  EPEL packages are available via
> yum, too (for RHEL4, need to get the yum package from EPEL, first).
> -- 
> Christopher
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