Problem about ports command

Andy Smith andy at
Sat Jun 5 05:00:42 PDT 2004

On Sat, Jun 05, 2004 at 09:20:34AM +0800, Stephen Liu wrote:
> On running
> # pkg_delete -f portupgrade*
> pkg_delete: No match.

I am thinking perhaps that the shell expanded your * there.  Try:

 # pkg_delete -f 'portupgrade*'

Also, have a read of (and feel free to contribute to)

> Is there a device locking all ports commands.  Kindly
> advise how to proceed.  TIA

No.. I think it would be best if you picked one goal (e.g. to install
a single specific port) and tried that, then if you encounter
errors, tell us about them and we can help.

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