Bug#45121: dpkg: No option to rebuild /usr from /var/state
On Wed, Sep 15, 1999 at 07:39:20 +0000, Marc Haber wrote:
> In a case when /usr is lost but /var/state has been preserved, I feel that
> all information needed to rebuild /usr is available. There should be an
> option for dpkg to re-install all packages that are known to be installed
> on this system.
What's wrong with running something like
"dpkg --recursive --selected-only --refuse-downgrade --install /cdrom"
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