removing a php5-pcre extension
zszalbot at gmail.com
Tue Dec 9 03:12:12 PST 2008
On Tue, Dec 9, 2008 at 11:45, Ivan Voras <ivoras at freebsd.org> wrote:
> Zbigniew Szalbot wrote:
>> Now that pcre is included in the base installation, how do I remove it?
>> $ pkg_delete -nv php5-pcre-5.2.6_2
>> pkg_delete: package 'php5-pcre-5.2.6_2' is required by these other packages
>> and may not be deinstalled:
>> pkg_delete: 1 package deletion(s) failed
>> Am I safe just deleting it? Or do I have to rebuild all the above listed ports?
>> Leaving it as is is probably not a good idea...
> Presumably, if you delete it, the listed packages will stop working.
One more thought - I commented out the pcre extension in the ini file
and restarted apache after which everything seems to be working fine.
So I wonder if I am safe to delete it or if not, then how would you
advise me to proceed to keep the system clean. Many thanks!
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