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Admiral_Trigger_Happy
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 30, 2005 2:56 pm    Post subject: /var got nuked need new world file Reply with quote

I recently lost /var in an accident, so I need to recreate the portage world file, any ideas
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 30, 2005 2:59 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well, it's not only your world file that got lost. You also lost /var/log/emerge.log which is needed to recover the world file. Additionally /var/db/pkg, which contains all information about installed packages. Your system is pretty much fubar in case you don't have a backup.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 30, 2005 4:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moved from Portage & Programming to Duplicate Threads, please see this topic.
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