You could try to recover the file from the disk if it has not been reallocated using something like The Sleuth Kit:
http://www.sleuthkit.org/ You can use fls to find the location of the file on the disk and then icat to recover. On Wed, Apr 8, 2009 at 12:29 PM, Mark Stosberg <m...@summersault.com> wrote: > > I'll just say it plainly: > > /var/db/pkg is long gone and there is no backup. It was not copied to > new a machine. > > Is there is any hope of being able to use the ports or packages system in a > meangingful way again? > > My sense is that some recovery is possible, but may be prohibitively > expensive. > > Thanks for any tips! > > Mark > > > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" > -- Thx Joshua Gimer _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"