Subject: Re: DEINSTALL scripts for daemon packages
To: Thomas Klausner <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 05/24/2001 20:34:52
On Thu, 24 May 2001, Thomas Klausner wrote:
> In pkgsrc, they REQ files we had have been deprecated for
> INSTALL/DEINSTALL ones. (i.e. no more support for them in
> The support in pkg_* hasn't been removed for historical reasons (you
> could still have a binary package of one of the four packages that
> used a REQ file.)

REQ was removed because we can do the same with an INSTALL script.
Is this also true for the DEINSTALL case? I didn't check then.

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>