Re: reinstalling config files
On 12/20/05, Alexander Schmehl <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> * Steve Mallett <email@example.com> [051220 19:01]:
> > I was having trouble getting php4/apache2 to play nice on Sarge, apt-get
> > removed then, which left the apche config files. stupidly I rm -rf'd
> > apache2 & can't install apache2's config files. apt-get install --reinstall
> > apche2 does not work.
> > Help appreciated in advance.
> Purging the packages finally should help. You can do this by running
> "dpkg --purge $package_name". If you don't know the names of the
> packages you need to purge, you can search for removed packages, which
> have stil configuration filesinstalled by "dpkg -l|grep ^rc".
This didn't help. While "dpkg --purge apache2" reported that it was
purging apache2.. "apt-get install apache2" didn't reinstall the need
files under /etc/apache2 & don't appear anywhere else that I see.