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motzl
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 02, 2006 10:24 pm    Post subject: HELP: deleted /var/db/pkg directory Reply with quote

first,
happy new year for all gentoo users.

well deleted this directory:
/var/db/pkg
and is there any other way to recreate this entries than
Code:
emerge inject


what shall i do?

thanks
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PostPosted: Mon Jan 02, 2006 11:28 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

You hit the jackpot!
This was the most important directory of your Gentoo installation.

You can try to remerge world with -e, but you may never get a perfect system again.
The best way would be to reinstall. Sorry!

Thomas
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 03, 2006 6:31 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

well, that wasnt my aim, I just wanted to delete /var/tmp/portage/*;
shit.

mhm. well. have to build a new system.
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PostPosted: Tue Jan 03, 2006 6:54 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moved from Gentoo on PPC to Duplicate Threads, please see these two topics: topic 57911 and topic 147164.
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