Strange command line of the day

Stuff I didn't expect I'd had to type today:

  $ dpkg-repack dpkg-repack



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As the author, you've

As the author, you've officially come up with a use for dpkg-repack that I never anticipated. :)


I suggest the option dpkg-repack itself for a future version :-)


And a useful one :) Being able to do that saved my ass yesterday, I don't know if or how I'd have easily fixed my situation otherwise (apt/dpkg upgrade fuckup involving libc6 and kernels that are too old).

Thanks for the software :)

that's nothing

You could be a gcc developer, and build gcc with gcc every time you change anything. Then you build gcc with gcc again, and verify that you get the same bits.