Subject: pkg/7144: pkg_delete does not deinstall "old" packages
To: None <>
From: John Kohl <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 03/12/1999 07:25:54
>Number:         7144
>Category:       pkg
>Synopsis:       pkg_delete fails to deinstall "old" packages
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    gnats-admin (GNATS administrator)
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Fri Mar 12 04:35:01 1999
>Originator:     John Kohl
NetBSD Kernel Hackers `R` Us
>Release:        pkgsrc as of 1999-03-07
System: NetBSD 1.3I NetBSD 1.3I (KOLVIR) #13: Thu Feb 11 19:49:22 EST 1999 i386

	I used the latest pkg_delete from pkgsrc/pkgtools/pkg_install to
try and delete an old version of a package (netatalk-19981109).  It
didn't remove anything, and complained (repeatedly):
	Key not present.
	Use the new tool to delete an old package