portmaster -af fails due to dead port - HELP

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Fri Jul 3 00:50:10 UTC 2015

On Thu, 2 Jul 2015, William F. Dudley Jr. wrote:

> So, this happened:
> prompt> portmaster -af -x arj -x faad2 -x libutempter -x ruby -x tcl
> (lots of output deleted)
> ===>>> Returning to update check of installed ports
>        ===>>> No origin available for tcl~pkg-renamed~9E62-8.4.19_3,1
> ===>>> Cannot continue
> ===>>> Aborting update
> SO I try to delete the package.
> I'd already tried "pkg delete tcl" and gotten "Package(s) not found!", so now 
> this:
> prompt> pkg delete tcl~pkg-renamed~9E62-8.4.19_3,1
> Checking integrity... done (0 conflicting)
> Package(s) not found!
> So portmaster is complaining about tcl, but tcl isn't installed, and -x 
> doesn't work either.
> How do I get past this monster?

Please do not top-post, it makes replying more difficult.

Tildes are special characters in the shell, so try it again, but use 
single ticks to prevent the shell from expanding the filename:

pkg delete 'tcl~pkg-renamed~9E62-8.4.19_3,1'

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