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Date:      Wed, 4 May 2011 15:54:41 -0400
From:      Chris Brennan <xaero@xaerolimit.net>
To:        "illoai@gmail.com" <illoai@gmail.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: A possibly odd upgrade question
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On Wed, May 4, 2011 at 2:40 PM, illoai@gmail.com <illoai@gmail.com> wrote:

> On 4 May 2011 12:50, Chris Brennan <xaero@xaerolimit.net> wrote:
> >  is it safe to nuke /usr/local (excluding  /usr/local/home), rebuild
> > world/kernel for 8.2 and start with a fresh ports tree?
>
> Yes, though pkg_delete -af will probably suffice for removing
> the ports (& /var/db/pkg/ as well).
>

Someone else suggested 'pkg_delete -av' ... would -avf then be a safe
assumption?

I want to make sure I have a solid leg to stand on before I start
anything...



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