[csw-users] cp csw install to new OS.

Dagobert Michelsen dam at opencsw.org
Mon Sep 9 08:49:48 CEST 2013

Hi Maciej,

Am 08.09.2013 um 23:04 schrieb Maciej (Matchek) Bliziński <maciej at opencsw.org>:
> 2013/9/8 Harry Putnam <reader at newsguy.com>:
>> Before I start blundering around in a newly insalled OS.  Can anyone
>> tell me if I can cp/move a previous install of some csw tools and libs
>> from a previous OS to the new one by just rsyncing it across to the
>> new OS.
> rsync of an installation normally handled by a package manager - not a
> good idea. Instead, you can make a list of all installed packages, and
> install them with pkgutil on the other host.

Or even simpler with the "what is installed" snippet:

Best regards

  -- Dago

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