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11th Systems Administration Conference (LISA '97)

Managing PC Operating Systems with a Revision Control System

Gottfried Rudorfer
Vienna University of Economics and Business Administration


During the lifetime of a workstation the system administrator is faced with constant change in system configuration (updates, new software). The users of a workstation, too, may change the system configuration. We describe the necessary concepts for maintaining many similar configured PC clients in a lab environment. The main software component consists of fsrcs, a revision control system similar to RCS and SCCS. The revision control software is available without charge.

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