Subject: Re: pkg_delete refuses to execute +DEINSTALL
To: Lubomir Sedlacik <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/09/2001 02:17:48
On Thu, 8 Nov 2001, Lubomir Sedlacik wrote:
> why not to run these scripts as arguments of shell instead of chmoding them
> executable and run directly? i don't see any difference between these actions
> (except that scripts could be written in various shells at this moment.. --
> all +DEINSTALL scripts are written in /bin/sh on my system, however)

I guess the idea was to allow non-shellscript (DE)INSTALL scripts.
I don't think we use anything else than /bin/sh scripts in pkgsrc right
now, so we could actually change that.

Or is there something I'm missing?

 - Hubert

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