Subject: Re: everything is a dependency and preventing removal
To: Jeremy C. Reed <>
From: Thomas Klausner <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/09/2003 21:23:00
On Thu, Jan 09, 2003 at 12:20:32PM -0800, Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> Can anyone share an ideas, experiences or examples of other operating
> system packaging tools for preventing accidental removal of important
> packages?

Look at the pkg_install -- it's just not registered in the database,
so you can't really deinstall it, but you can update it by installing
a newer version.


Thomas Klausner -
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