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Date:      Fri, 20 May 2016 15:46:42 +0200
From:      Polytropon <freebsd@edvax.de>
To:        Tim Daneliuk <tundra@tundraware.com>
Cc:        <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: pkgdb And pkgng?
Message-ID:  <20160520154642.fa93d2d6.freebsd@edvax.de>
In-Reply-To: <154ce5ce4b8.279f.0b331fcf0b21179f1640bd439e3f4a1e@tundraware.com>
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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.


-- 
Polytropon
Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...



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