pkg results in errors "different from original checksum, not removing"

Victor vdemart at
Thu Nov 3 16:25:05 UTC 2016

Il giorno 02/nov/2016, alle ore 16:46, Ben Woods ha scritto:

> On 2 November 2016 at 16:25, Victor <vdemart at> wrote:
> Under FreeBSD 10.3 I wanted to remove python 3.5 which I had installed by means of pkg.
> Now
> sudo pkg remove python35
> Password:
> Checking integrity... done (0 conflicting)
> Deinstallation has been requested for the following 5 packages (of 0 packages in the universe):
> Installed packages to be REMOVED:
>         python35-3.5.1_3
>         py35-setuptools35-20.0
>         py35-gdbm-3.5.1_4
>         py35-tkinter-3.5.1_6
>         py35-sqlite3-3.5.1_7
> Number of packages to be removed: 5
> The operation will free 101 MiB.
> Proceed with deinstalling packages? [y/N]: y
> [5/5] Deleting files for python35-3.5.1_3:   0%
> pkg: /usr/local/bin/2to3-3.5 different from original checksum, not removing
> etc.
> What should I do to remove the installed package?
> To be clear, the package was removed, but pkg let a few files behind because it believes you edited them from their original package state and you might want to keep your local changes.
> If you dont want to keep those files, simply remove them with rm(1). Nothing more to do with pkg, as far as it is concerned the package was deleted.
> Regards,
> Ben

Do you mean that I have to delete files from the directory /var/cache/pkg? Right?

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