also sprach Kovacs Istvan <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2002.05.09.1621 +0200]: > I screwed up file system privileges, issuing a chmod -R in the wrong (/ > -- where else?) directory :-( Is there a way to fix this? yes, if you have a tripwire (or other integrity checker) database around... otherwise only manually. i always have `ls -lR /` outputs stored in /root for a couple of weeks for that case... but: why not save your /etc, /home, and /var, dpkg --get-selections into a file, reinstall, and then one after the other restore your settings? that might be faster... -- martin; (greetings from the heart of the sun.) \____ echo mailto: !#^."<*>"|tr "<*> mailto:" net@madduck be nice to your kids. they'll choose your nursing home.
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