On Fri, Mar 19, 2004 at 05:34:38PM -0700, Dan MacMillan wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I have a question about the effect of running "pkgdb -fu", besides making me
> laugh because of its whimsically profane command-line options.
> 
> Suppose I have been running "pkgdb -F" as suggested by portupgrade, and I
> accidentally delete a stale dependency that should have been handled in
> another way.  Will rebuilding the package database with "pkgdb -fu" restore
> this dependency to its pristine, correct state?

No, the dependency was removed from the installed package.  You need
to explicitly restore it, e.g. by reinstalling it.

Kris

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