Subject: Re: CVS commit: pkgsrc/mk
To: None <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 02/05/2004 09:02:30
On Thu, 5 Feb 2004, Robert Elz wrote:

> With no special config, "make deinstall" will pkg_delete -r

And it will use your SU_CMD which may save a moment.

> The only other thing "make deinstall" seems to accomplish is cleaning
> up the cookie files that indicate that the package has been installed,
> which cannot possibly be relevant here, as the package hasn't been
> installed - that's what was attempting to be done when it all stopped.

It also suggests following with reinstall which also seems to remove
cookies that usually don't exist (since it didn't get that far in the
first place).

   Jeremy C. Reed