undo make deinstall

Dan Nelson dnelson at allantgroup.com
Wed Oct 21 22:51:23 UTC 2009

In the last episode (Oct 21), Chad Perrin said:
> On Wed, Oct 21, 2009 at 01:31:03PM -0700, Chuck Swiger wrote:
> > 
> > And, of course, if you care about a system, then you would already be
> > taking backups that you could restore from if you needed to...
> Of course, but I would hope there's an easier way to handle things than
> restoring the whole system from backup.

If you do have backups, you could restore /var/db/pkg/mypackage/+CONTENTS,
then restore the files listed in that file.  A bit more complicated than a
full restore, but maybe quicker (depending on your backup system) and
requiring less space.

	Dan Nelson
	dnelson at allantgroup.com

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