On Wed, 1 Apr 2009 09:24:18 -0500, Richard DeLaurell 
<richard.delaur...@gmail.com> wrote:
> I reveal my ignorance: why does this work to delete the package
>        # pkg_delete -f /var/db/pkg/py24-gobject*
> while 'pkg_delete  py24-gobject*' did not?

Use the -f, Luke. The force! Use the force! :-)

> Would the latter have done the trick if issued from the /var/db/pkg
> directory itself?

If you delete a package with -f that is required by another
package, you BREAK this package. That's okay only if you're
going to install the needed dependency right afterwards (by
pkg_add or make).

> In any event your solution does seem to have worked.

It is intended to work. :-)

>From Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
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