Users and groups kept after a port deinstallation

Alexander Churanov alexanderchuranov at
Mon May 24 16:22:12 UTC 2010

2010/5/23 jhell <jhell at>:
> That shouldn't actually be to hard. If a utility like the three main upgrade
> tools that are being used the most right now would export a variable for say
> "UPGRADING=yes" then the uninstall script could check against that to decide
> whether or not the port is being removed or upgraded and make the proper
> decision while alerting the admin to whats going on.


May be is' better to add another make target, called "update", which
would invoke "deinstall", followed by "reinstall"? This would
encapsulate the mechanism inside

Alexander Churanov

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