pkg_deinstall and pkg_delete

Rakhesh Sasidharan rakhesh at
Wed Aug 1 05:26:21 UTC 2007

On Tue, 31 Jul 2007, Aton A wrote:

> What exactly is the difference between pkg_delete and pkg_deinstall?
> Should I be cautious about mixing them?

Nopes, can mix them. pkg_deinstall uses pkg_delete infact. Just that it 
understands wildcards and supports recursing.

pkg_deinstall is especially useful want to delete a package and all the 
stuff that was installed by it as dependencies ...

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