Re: Several reasons why debian should not use bash for /bin/sh
>> On Sat, Aug 01, 1998 at 03:34:35PM +0300, Jaakko Niemi wrote:
>> > >> On Fri, Jul 31, 1998 at 10:46:01AM +0200, Dr. Michael Meskes wrote:
>> > >>
>> > >> I once lost my /etc directory completely. This is what *I* call a destroyed
>> > >> system, but I was still able to recover (very slowly).
>> > When I do backups, I only take /etc and /home, everything else I can
>> > afford to lose.
>> You most certainly also want /var/lib/dpkg, or else you won't be able to use
>> dpkg any more! (Recovering from that is possible, but very time consuming,
>> as all information about installed packages is gone then).
Oh well, but I'm usually installing from a cd at that point again.
.. thinks about adding dpkg --get-selections output to his list.
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