On 5/8/13 6:31 AM, Alexander Hansen wrote:
> On 5/8/13 4:51 AM, Peter Wang wrote:
>> Hi There:
>>
>> It is very hard for me to find out how to uninstall fink and get it over
>> again.
>>
>> When I type: "fink selfupdate", I got a message: "ERROR: y is not an
>> absolute directory path."
>>
>> What was wrong with my fink?
>>
>> I need your help URGENTLY.
>>
>> Should I uninstall fink at all?
>>
>> I cannot find a way to uninstall FINK from your website.
>>
>> Many thanks,
>>
>> -Peter Wang
>>
>>
>
> You just need to run "fink configure".
>
> On one of the options which asks for a path, you entered a 'y' by
> mistake.  As you go through the "fink configure" options one of them
> will show [y] after the text.  For that one, DO NOT pick the default
> value, but instead hit the space bar and then return.  This will clear
> the bad entry.
>

http://www.finkproject.org/faq/usage-fink.php#removing indicates how to 
remove Fink, by the way.

-- 
Alexander Hansen, Ph.D.
Fink User Liaison
My package updates: http://finkakh.wordpress.com/

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