pkg delete of firefox fails: firefox-51.0.1_1,1 is locked and may not be modified
bob at immure.com
Wed Jun 14 18:38:31 UTC 2017
Sorry to be following up on my own post, but right after I posted this I had
a burst of inspiration (and memory recall) and remembered how to lock and
So...nevermind...and sorry for the noise.
On Wed, Jun 14, 2017 at 01:30:03PM -0500, Bob Willcox wrote:
> I'm trying to update firefox on my system but can't update it or even delete
> it. I get this result on pkg delete (for example):
> root at tavion:1 /usr/ports/www/firefox> pkg delete firefox
> firefox-51.0.1_1,1 is locked and may not be modified
> Checking integrity... done (0 conflicting)
> Package(s) not found!
> Now, I suspect that I am the one responsible for 'locking' it a few months
> back when I didn't want to inavertantly update it. Unfortunately I can't
> recall what I might have done to lock it (memory isn't what it used to be).
> Can someone shed some light on where/what this lock may be?
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