/var/lib disappeared

illoai at gmail.com illoai at gmail.com
Sun Jul 1 14:35:16 UTC 2007

On 01/07/07, Bruno DAMOUR <freebsd.ruomad at free.fr> wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm begging for help, my /var/lib disappeared. I don't know why, but the
> most important is to recreate it.
> What is usually there ? I know i had my postgresql data in there, but
> anything more ?
> Please help with whats's in yours...
> Bruno
> PS : it must be not that bad because I didn't yet notice anything wrong
> aside of postgresql
> PS2 : is there any config change that could have borked my /var/lib ?
> I'm runnung up-to-date current (< 1W)

A couple of empty directories here (I do not
have postgresql) and /var/lib/xkb/README.compiled
which, after reading it, I strongly doubt is needed
for anything to run.

Default man 7 hier makes no mention of /var/lib
so I would hazard that it is not needed by anything
in world.


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