pkg delete dilema

Matthias Apitz guru at
Wed May 11 11:56:49 UTC 2016

El día Wednesday, May 11, 2016 a las 08:47:54AM -0300, Mario Lobo escribió:

> > I could be wrong. I have to admit that I don't know all the
> > ins-and-outs of pkg(8), but (if I may be blunt) the conventional
> > wisdom I learned from my Arch Linux days was "Don't ever use 'pacman
> > --force' unless you know what you're doing---and if you think using
> > 'pacman --force' is a good idea, you don't know what you're doing."
> > 
> Right! It is not a good idea but I had to.

I compile all my ~1800 packages on some other host with poudriere and
install them from time to time from my own repository with:

# pkg delete -a
# pkg delete -f pkg
# pkg-static install ...

This works nice, fast and clean.


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