Thank you for your reply. I know there was a tool called portupgrade that can manage the ports very well. What I want to know is that if I do not use portupgrade, can 'make deinstall' do what I expected ?
Thanks! Michael Lee ----- Original Message ----- From: "Q" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> To: "Michael Lee" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> Sent: Thursday, October 16, 2003 7:48 PM Subject: Re: Uninstalling Port installed applications > You are looking for the 'sysutils/portupgrade' port. It installs a tool > called pkg_deinstall. > > So to achieve what you described, you would run 'pkg_deinstall -R A' > and it would deinstall 'A' and any of its "orphaned" dependencies, ie. > B, C, D but not E. > > Seeya...Q > > On Thu, 2003-10-16 at 21:41, Michael Lee wrote: > > > Hi, > > > > I have a question about uninstalling port. > > > > Say, there are 5 applications -- A, B, C, D, E > > > > Installing A depends on B,C,D, and E. > > There is no problem that I type 'make install' under /usr/port/xxx/A > > that the port system will help me install B,C,D,E since they are required by > > application A. > > Supposed that E was also required by another application F which was already > > installed in the system, > > I wonder if I type 'make deinstall' under /usr/port/xxx/A and try to > > uninstall A, > > will the port system help me uninstall B,C,D but not uninstall E ? > > > > Thank you! > > > > Michael Lee > > > > _______________________________________________ > > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"