How to repair a package

Mike Clarke jmc-freebsd2 at
Wed Sep 6 22:23:23 UTC 2017

On Tue, 5 Sep 2017 13:48:23 -0400 (EDT)
DTD <doug at> wrote:

> not finding an option in "pkg delete" that 
> would delete only libXScrnSaver and not the 40 other related packages

You should be able to do that with pkg delete -f libXScrnSaver

From the man page for pkg-delete

-f, --force
                Forces packages to be removed despite leaving unresolved

Mike Clarke

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