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Date:      Tue, 30 Sep 2014 14:12:03 -0600 (MDT)
From:      Warren Block <wblock@wonkity.com>
To:        "William A. Mahaffey III" <wam@hiwaay.net>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org, owner-freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: update to linux_base-c6
Message-ID:  <alpine.BSF.2.11.1409301408001.13201@wonkity.com>
In-Reply-To: <542B00E2.8030609@hiwaay.net>
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On Tue, 30 Sep 2014, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:

> On 09/30/14 11:37, Warren Block wrote:
>> On Tue, 30 Sep 2014, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
>> 
>>> I will be following the same upgrade path, & as a guaranteed noob, I have 
>>> a question about step 1 above. I noticed no clean/clear/remove entries in 
>>> /usr/ports/Makefile, what do I do, just 'rm -fr' the offending directory ?
>> 
>> No, never do that.  Let pkg manage those files, that is what it does.
>> 
>> pkg delete -f linux_base-f10 linux-f10-\*
>> 
>
>
> I'm talking about the ports versions, particularly the flash plugin, which is 
> handled by ports, not pkg ....

pkg is responsible for installing and deinstalling ports (which are, 
after they have been built, packages).

If you mean directories like /usr/ports/emulators/linux_base-f10, that 
is handled by whatever tool is used to update the ports tree, svn or 
portsnap.



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