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authorAvatar Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@googlemail.com> 2008-05-09 05:37:26 +0000
committerAvatar Ciaran McCreesh <ciaran.mccreesh@googlemail.com> 2008-05-09 05:37:26 +0000
commitd6f3097f00741936ea3cdf415b406572791e561d (patch)
treee58f801b449d4aaf7f226b247272190a6864841a
parentf60ce9e1486c0d32db574ea98565e5724bc02675 (diff)
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Add faq entry about deleting /var/db/pkg
-rw-r--r--doc/faq/howdoi.html.part8
-rw-r--r--doc/faq/index.html.part1
2 files changed, 9 insertions, 0 deletions
diff --git a/doc/faq/howdoi.html.part b/doc/faq/howdoi.html.part
index 07eae77..d469631 100644
--- a/doc/faq/howdoi.html.part
+++ b/doc/faq/howdoi.html.part
@@ -10,6 +10,7 @@
<li><a href="howdoi.html#unmask">Unmask a Package</a></li>
<li><a href="howdoi.html#syncfromcvs">Sync from CVS</a></li>
<li><a href="howdoi.html#syncfromsnapshot">Sync from a Gentoo tree snapshot</a></li>
+ <li><a href="howdoi.html#deletedvdb">Recover VDB</a></li>
</ul>
<h2 id="ccache">Use <code>ccache</code></h2>
@@ -199,3 +200,10 @@ sync = tar+ftp://my.favourite.mirror/gentoo/snapshots/portage-latest.tar.bz2
sync_options = --strip-components=1
</pre>
+<h2 id="deletedvdb">Recover VDB</h2>
+
+<p>If you deleted <code>/var/db/pkg</code> by accident, you're pretty much screwed. So don't do that, and be more
+careful next time.</p>
+
+<p>If you deleted <code>/var/db/pkg</code> on purpose, please install OS X and stop pestering us.</p>
+
diff --git a/doc/faq/index.html.part b/doc/faq/index.html.part
index fbd66f9..c5bc557 100644
--- a/doc/faq/index.html.part
+++ b/doc/faq/index.html.part
@@ -31,6 +31,7 @@ functionality. Pestering anyone about these is liable to get you hurt a lot.</p>
<li><a href="howdoi.html#unmask">Unmask a Package</a></li>
<li><a href="howdoi.html#syncfromcvs">Sync from CVS</a></li>
<li><a href="howdoi.html#syncfromsnapshot">Sync from a Gentoo tree snapshot</a></li>
+ <li><a href="howdoi.html#deletedvdb">Recover VDB</a></li>
</ul>
<h2>Operation</h2>