Re: Erased small Debian repository.
the debian-user mailinglist is better suited for your
question. But anyway:
alexandre suzuki wrote:
> I acidentally erased a small Debian repository
> in my harddisk together with the corresponding
> override file(used to build the Packages.gz).
> Is there a file from where I can determine
> which packages I had in the local repository?
Try looking in /var/lib/apt/lists, there should be a
file named like
containing the list of your packages, provided you didn't
run 'apt-get update' in the meantime.
> Nearly all the erased packages are installed in my
> computer.Can I reconstruct the .deb binaries
> (which dpkg uses to install them) from the
> installed packages?
Try out the dpkg-repack package.