A possibly odd upgrade question

illoai at gmail.com illoai at gmail.com
Wed May 4 19:58:47 UTC 2011

On 4 May 2011 15:54, Chris Brennan <xaero at xaerolimit.net> wrote:
> On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 2:40 PM, illoai at gmail.com <illoai at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 4 May 2011 12:50, Chris Brennan <xaero at xaerolimit.net> wrote:
>> >  is it safe to nuke /usr/local (excluding  /usr/local/home), rebuild
>> > world/kernel for 8.2 and start with a fresh ports tree?
>> Yes, though pkg_delete -af will probably suffice for removing
>> the ports (& /var/db/pkg/ as well).
> Someone else suggested 'pkg_delete -av' ... would -avf then be a safe
> assumption?
> I want to make sure I have a solid leg to stand on before I start
> anything...

-v is just for verbose.  I honestly don't know if the -f makes
a difference with -a either.  Probably not.


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