aptitude-create-state-bundle - bundle the current aptitude state
aptitude-create-state-bundle [<options>...] <output-file>
This command is mostly for internal use and bug reporting in exceptional cases, it is not intended for end-users under normal circumstances.
aptitude-create-state-bundle produces a compressed archive storing the files that are required to replicate the current package archive state. The following files and directories are included in the bundle:
The output of this program can be used as an argument to aptitude-run-state-bundle(1).
Override the autodetection of which compression algorithm to use. By default, aptitude-create-state-bundle uses bzip2(1) if it is available, and gzip(1) otherwise. Passing this option forces the use of bzip2 even if it doesn't appear to be available.
Override the autodetection of which compression algorithm to use. By default, aptitude-create-state-bundle uses bzip2(1) if it is available, and gzip(1) otherwise. Passing this option forces the use of gzip even if bzip2 is available.
Print a brief usage message, then exit.
Instead of creating a bundle, display a list of the files and directories that the program would include if it generated a bundle.
The bundle file is simply a tar(1) file compressed with bzip2(1) or gzip(1), with each of the input directory trees rooted at “.”.
aptitude-run-state-bundle(1), aptitude(8), apt(8)
Daniel Burrows <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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Copyright 2007 Daniel Burrows.
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