Graham Bentley írta:
And ... how to remove a package and all the packages
it sucked in ?
All I get from pkg_delete that it isnt even installed when
I know it is because that was the previous command I
just ran !!!
Can you please send us the commands that you have executed?
If you used "pkg_add -r <package name>" then the name of the package can
be a general package name, without version number. This is useful since
usually you are not sure what is the latest version, you just want to
install it. Here is an example:
messias# pkg_add -r mc
pkg_add: package 'mc-4.6.1_3' or its older version already installed
However, if you add a package that is saved locally, you need to type in
its full name (or path):
or something similar. Once you have the package/port installed, you can
lookup its full name with pkg_which:
messias# pkg_which mc
When you need to delete a package, you need to specify the full name
(including the version number). The reason for this is easy: it is
possible to have different versions of the same package installed at the
same time. (Well, this is not true for some packages, but it is true for
So instead of doing:
you should use:
I hope this answers your question. If it does, then probably reading
these man pages will help you a LOT:
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