Re: Remove a port without removing files

From: Baptiste Daroussin <>
Date: Wed, 06 Oct 2021 07:46:17 UTC
On Tue, Oct 05, 2021 at 07:03:30PM +0200, Per olof Ljungmark wrote:
> As the subject says, I need to remove a port so pkg etc does not care about
> it, but keeping all the ports files intact.
> Thanks,
> Per

Install it with pkg, then

echo 'delete from packages where name="mypkgname";' | pkg shell

This should do it.

with recent ports tree, NO_PKG_REGISTER has been fixed so
make NO_PKG_REGISTER=yes install will do it as well.

Best regards,