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Re: How to re-install installed packages?

On May 28, Amos Shapira wrote
> Is there a way to force dpkg to find all the installed packages and
> re-install them?  One of my Debian (bo) installations went through a
> badly handled "tar" (i.e. many file attributes were lost).

Guessing from dpkg --help, 
dpkg --selected-only --refuse-downgrade --recursive [dir containing mirror]
might do it.

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