Fedora 15 Update: etckeeper-0.54-1.fc15

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Fedora Update Notification
2011-06-03 05:02:35

Name        : etckeeper
Product     : Fedora 15
Version     : 0.54
Release     : 1.fc15
URL         : http://kitenet.net/~joey/code/etckeeper/
Summary     : Store /etc in a SCM system (git, mercurial, bzr or darcs)
Description :
The etckeeper program is a tool to let /etc be stored in a git,
mercurial, bzr or darcs repository. It hooks into yum to automatically
commit changes made to /etc during package upgrades. It tracks file
metadata that version control systems do not normally support, but that
is important for /etc, such as the permissions of /etc/shadow. It's
quite modular and configurable, while also being simple to use if you
understand the basics of working with version control.

The default backend is git, if want to use a another backend please
install the appropriate tool (mercurial, darcs or bzr).
To use bzr as backend, please also install the etckeeper-bzr package.

To start using the package please read /usr/share/doc/etckeeper-0.54/README

Update Information:

Update to 0.54, a bugfix version. From the upstream changelog:

 * Ignore inssev's FHS violating /etc/init.d/.depend.* files.
 * Use hg pre-commit hook, rather than its precommit hook, as the latter is run after the files staged for commit are determined and so .etckeeper cannot be staged as part of the current commit. 

Furthermore, we include a patch to fix error propagation to yum, which makes AVOID_COMMIT_BEFORE_INSTALL work (bz 709487).

* Wed Jun  1 2011 Thomas Moschny <thomas.moschny at gmx.de> - 0.54-1
- Update to 0.54.
- Add patch for bz 709487.

  [ 1 ] Bug #709487 - yum fails to honor AVOID_COMMIT_BEFORE_INSTALL

This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update etckeeper' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

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