PR ports/76915 fell through the cracks?

Kris Kennaway kris at
Thu Jun 1 16:52:25 PDT 2006

On Thu, Jun 01, 2006 at 12:37:49AM -0500, PauAmma wrote:
> On Wed, 31 May 2006, Kris Kennaway wrote:
> >On Wed, May 31, 2006 at 12:49:35AM -0500, PauAmma wrote:
> >>
> >>  When /var (or whichever filesystem holds PKG_DBDIR) is mounted noexec,
> >>  attempts to deinstall ports will fail and leave a mess behind if the
> >>  port has a require or deinstall script. This patch checks for that and
> >>  skips deinstalling if that is the case.
> >
> >I don't know that it's a worthwhile problem to solve.
> It is for me, or I wouldn't have done it, obviously. But you're a 
> committer and I'm not, so I'm hardly in a position to argue. Still, I'm 
> curious. What's your rationale?

Basically it seems to me that it's unlikely to be of sufficiently wide
interest to justify the costs.

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