[packagekit] Can I create this service pack?

Dave Bolt IT Solutions dave at davebolt.co.uk
Mon Mar 9 03:39:15 PDT 2009

From: "Richard Hughes" <hughsient at gmail.com>
> Can you define "all packages that have been installed"?
> Do you mean all updates since installing, or literally all packages on
> the system?
Glad you asked that question :-)
I hadn't thought about it, but I do mean all updates since installing, which 
hopefully includes any packages that I have added in after the base install.
What I am thinking of is the situation where I play around with a 
configuration until I have it the way I want it, then I want to build the 
same configuration again, but without exposing the machine to The Internet 
until after all the packages are installed and I have configured Tripwire, 
SELinux, Firewall and any other security precautions I might have in mind.
I don't want to set up the system then back it up and restore from the 
backup onto the new machine.
If I have to do some programming to get what I want, that shouldn't be a 

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