(proposal) new flag for pkg_delete
roam at ringlet.net
Wed Sep 3 08:06:28 PDT 2003
On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 07:47:34AM -0700, Will Andrews wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 03:39:48PM +0100, David Taylor wrote:
> > It fails to mention that if -f is specified it will also delete any files
> > where the MD5 checksum is incorrect. I have now been repeatedly bitten by
> > portupgrade wiping my configuration information because it specifies -f
> > (as it must, in order to remove packages which are still 'in use' by other
> > packages).
> Wrong way to fix the problem. Make the ports install sample
> config files and only add those to the plist, not the actual ones.
Exactly. Look at www/apache13/pkg-plist for an example (of course,
there are lots of others, this is just the example I come across
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