Recovering loss of /var/db/pkg ?
jgimer at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 12:12:56 PDT 2009
You could try to recover the file from the disk if it has not been
reallocated using something like The Sleuth Kit:
You can use fls to find the location of the file on the disk and then
icat to recover.
On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 12:29 PM, Mark Stosberg <mark at summersault.com> wrote:
> I'll just say it plainly:
> /var/db/pkg is long gone and there is no backup. It was not copied to
> new a machine.
> Is there is any hope of being able to use the ports or packages system in a
> meangingful way again?
> My sense is that some recovery is possible, but may be prohibitively expensive.
> Thanks for any tips!
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