pkgdb And pkgng?

Polytropon freebsd at
Fri May 20 13:46:52 UTC 2016

On Fri, 20 May 2016 08:31:15 -0500, Tim Daneliuk wrote:
> I install from ports not packages and occasionally have to do a forced 
> removal to get an upgrade to work.

If I understand the pkg mechanism correctly, this doesn't make any
difference. Issuing "make install" creates a pkg-style package which
then gets installed, and "make deinstall" lets pkg remove installed
software. Both tasks involve dealing with the package database.

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