Re: dpkg database rebuild
Hi there, Ritesh.
On Sep 12 2005, Ritesh Raj Sarraf wrote:
> If I copy the whole filesystem to another hard drive and rebuild the
> dpkg database, will it work ?
Well, if you copy the whole filesystem tree (from root, but possibly
ommitting /proc /tmp and /mnt or /media), then everything should work
fine (just remember to create these points, in case you ommit them from
your copy process).
> Will dpkg be able to understand all the packages installed ?
There will be no need to "rebuild the dpkg database" and everything will
Hope this helps, Rogério.
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