mixing portupgrade with sysinstall safe?

Eliot Earle sfromley at ntlworld.com
Fri Apr 22 07:21:49 PDT 2005

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:

> Use "pkg_info gcc\*" to list all installed versions, then "pkg_delete"
> with the full version you want to remove.  Beware of packages/ports
> which might have registered dependencies on it (although there shouldn't
> be any in this case, one would hope).
>>Where do sysinstall-ed packages keep their info, so I can remove it? 
>>It's not the same thing as a pkg-add at all, is it?
> It is identical to pkg_add (in fact, it *is* pkg_add).
I'm not convinved ;-)

spadge at tobermory$ pkg_info gcc\*
Information for gcc-3.4.4_20050415:

etc, and it's the only one that shows, and yet gcc -v still says it's 
using an older version.

I'm flumoxed.


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