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Re: Image disk for debian

On Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 04:10:55PM +0200, Teun Vink wrote:
> > Is there a way of selecting packages and storing them in a flat text
> > file, that debian uses to reference in the installation procedure.
> dpkg --get-selections > file
> dpkg --set-selections < file
> should do the trick if you only want to store package names...

if you want the status of all packages (including purged/removed
packages) to be included, then use:

   dpkg --get-selections "*" > file

without the "*", --get-selections only outputs the status of installed


craig sanders <cas@taz.net.au>

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