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Correction below:

on Wed, Jan 22, 2003 at 03:46:51AM +0000, Karsten M. Self (kmself@ix.netcom.com) wrote:

<...>

>     # Generate list of installed packages to Re-register previously
>     # installed packages as installed, using /usr/share/doc as a
>     # fallback package registry.
>     dpkg --get-selections $(

s/get/set/

Should read:

    dpkg --set-selections $(

>         ls /usr/share/doc | grep -v [A-Z] | awk '{print $1 " install"}'
>     )

Peace.

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