Re: Backing up a Debian system
On Fri, Aug 02, 2002 at 01:19:08PM -0500, Drew Scott Daniels wrote:
> On Wed, 31 Jul 2002, Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > --get-selections only stores the selections themselves. You'd be better
> > off just backing up the entire status file.
> /var/lib/dpkg/status ? For a restore of packages, wouldn't dpkg's
> --set-selections be needed? How can one select a paticular package
Take a look inside /var/lib/dpkg/status. dpkg --get-selections is a subset of