Subject: Re: repackaging packages?
To: Adrian Portelli <>
From: Malcolm Herbert <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/05/2006 09:26:25
On Wed, Jan 04, 2006 at 10:17:52PM +0000, Adrian Portelli wrote:
|Malcolm Herbert wrote:
|> Trouble is, I didn't keep them when I built them and I only have the
|> installed copies ... is there a simple method that I can use to rebuild
|> binary packages from what's installed?
|pkgtools/pkg_tarup ?
|"The pkg_tarup command is used to create a binary package from an
|installed package.  It can be used to tar up one or more packages,
|including dependent packages, if desired."

excellent, thanks - I knew it had been mentioned before but I couldn't 
remember the name ... I'd been grepping the DESCR files for 'repackage'
but coming up blank ... 

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