[arch-general] Location of the pacman database

Joakim Hernberg jhernberg at alchemy.lu
Mon Sep 15 07:02:16 EDT 2014

On Mon, 15 Sep 2014 12:42:41 +0200
Tobias Hunger <tobias.hunger at gmail.com> wrote:

> Having a directory with the pristine distro-provided configuration is
> a really nice thing. Just being able to run a simple diff to see all
> the changes you ever did to /etc is really nice. Currently that is
> severely limited in a default arch setup by the factory being almost
> empty though:-)

It's also not a bad practice to to copy a config file to say
*.original before you edit it.  Between that and .pacnew files it ought
to be possible to see how you messed your config very easily.



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