Cleanly remove a package
gao at schrodinger.com
Sun Nov 5 22:24:53 UTC 2006
Thanks, this helps.
Beech Rintoul wrote:
> On Sunday 05 November 2006 12:52, Simon Gao wrote:
>> I have a question hope someone can help.
>> When upgrading a package say vsftpd, I used port install. After newer
>> version is installed, I have both newer and older versions being listed
>> if run pkg_info. The newer version works fine.
>> However, I can not run "make deinstall" after installing the newer
>> version because after port tree being updated, there is no make file for
>> older version. Plus I can't run "make deinstall" on a live machine until
>> newer package installed.
>> Any help is appreciated.
> Run pkgdb -F and it will ask you if you want to unregister one of them.
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