Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

deleted some folders from /opt/local

Posted on 2009-03-31
4
Medium Priority
?
705 Views
Last Modified: 2013-12-26
I accidently wrote a messed up script that deleted bin,      etc, and include from my /opt/local directory. I'm running OS X leopard. Is there a way I can restore what I lost and have no damage without having to restore the OS?

Thanks
BRMacBook:local user$ ls
Library	bin	etc	include	lib	libexec	man	sbin	share	src	var	www
 
//   ....
 
BRMacBook:local user$ ls
Library	lib	libexec	man	sbin	share	src	var	www

Open in new window

0
Comment
Question by:aw6b6
4 Comments
 
LVL 53

Accepted Solution

by:
strung earned 2000 total points
ID: 24028436
DataRescue II is your only hope:  http://www.prosofteng.com/
0
 
LVL 3

Expert Comment

by:Blizz127
ID: 24046327
No unless you had a time machine backup. but check strung's website but I am not familiar with that software.
0
 
LVL 51

Expert Comment

by:ahoffmann
ID: 24072470
/opt/local is no standard OS X, most likely a port installation, hence you can safely install port again without any harm to OS X
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: IP Lookup

Get more info about an IP address or domain name, such as organization, abuse contacts and geolocation.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

We could spend the next millennium discussing the differences of the Mac and Windows platforms. The next century will continue to have fanatics on both side of the equation and neither side will win the war. However, that’s not why we are here. W…
Article by: Justin
In light of the WannaCry ransomware attack that affected millions of Windows machines, you might wonder if your Mac needs protecting. Yes, it does and here is how to do it.
This Micro Tutorial hows how you can integrate  Mac OSX to a Windows Active Directory Domain. Apple has made it easy to allow users to bind their macs to a windows domain with relative ease. The following video show how to bind OSX Mavericks to …
This video will show you how to get GIT to work in Eclipse.   It will walk you through how to install the EGit plugin in eclipse and how to checkout an existing repository.

886 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question