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    [Manjaro] Re: Meld and pacnew files

    Right. I left them and didn't delete any. Never have deleted any.

    This is the first time I looked at them. But there are only 14 since Sept 2015 so probably safe to say that they do not accumulate...
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    [Manjaro] Re: Meld and pacnew files

    After my last post, I eyeballed the *.pacnew files and decided on a case by case basis (14 files) what action to take. Most look like they would revert to the original (like the passwd and fstab). So...
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    [Manjaro] Re: Meld and pacnew files

    Just wondering: What are pacnew files anyway? I have Manjaro here, but a search doesn't turn up any files containing 'pacnew'.
    Edit: Now I found some (14 - since original install in Jun 2017)...
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    [Manjaro] Re: Meld and pacnew files

    Could you not just use cp command?

    cp -n directory1/* directory2/
    should merge files from directory1 into directory2 but will not replace any existing files.
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