imp at bsdimp.com
Fri Jun 1 19:17:23 UTC 2007
> Best solution is to back up /var/db/pkg if it is in danger of deletion
> by a wanton admin :)
The ONLY data corruption that I saw when my laptop died was *ALL* of
the +CONTENTS files going away. It seems to have died during the
updating of the meta-data for the dvdauthor port. Why all the files
of unreleated packages would disapper is a mystery to me, unless
mergemaster, or one of the pkg tools, deleted them all, and then
wanted to rewrite them and I got screwed between these two steps.
Wouldn't it be better of a +CONTENTS~ file were left in place during
this process and have that be removed afterwards?
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