Portmaster 3.1 upgrade

Rob Farmer rfarmer at predatorlabs.net
Mon Nov 1 02:39:46 UTC 2010

On Sun, Oct 31, 2010 at 14:59, Freddie Cash <fjwcash at gmail.com> wrote:
> Which is why I mentioned the "more safe" alternative, which you
> snipped out of your reply:
>  pkg_delete -xif portmaster
> Note the extra "i" in the middle, which makes the pkg_delete call
> interactive, showing the package name to be deleted, and asking the
> user whether that's the correct package to be deleted.

In the same vein, why suggest -f ? Looking at the man page, it seems
multiple packages can be listed (ie pkg_delete -f portmaster \*) so if
someone mistypes, it greatly increases the damage. I don't think
anything depends on portmaster so its not really necessary.

Rob Farmer

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