pkg_delete yields 'no such package'

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Sun Jul 24 09:49:14 UTC 2011

On 24/07/2011 08:48, Toan H. Le wrote:
> Either I use 'pkg_delete xorg-docs' or 'pkg_delete xorg-docs-1.4.1',
> pkg_delete yields the error of 'no such package'. Checking via 'pkg_info'
> and 'pkg_version' confirms the packages xorg-docs-1.4.1 installed. I think I
> did not use the wrong command.

Hmmm...  That's a typo.  The package name is:

lucid-nonsense:...ports/x11/xorg-docs:% make -V PKGNAME

Note the comma -- that's part of the version number, and needs to be
copied down verbatim for pkg_delete(1)



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