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Re: WARNING: libc6 in unstable

On Sat, Jul 12, 2003 at 11:03:32AM -0700, Chris Tillman wrote:
> Since re-installing the base system overwrites the status file, my
> machine had no idea what software had been installed. I wonder if a
> utility for apt would be useful to reconstruct the status file from
> what's on disk.

Does it overwrite the backup of dpkg.status in /var/backups? (There's a
cron job that backs up key config files every day).

|David M. Cooke                      http://arbutus.physics.mcmaster.ca/dmc/

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