Subject: Re: pkg_install problem
To: Eric Haszlakiewicz <>
From: Jeremy C. Reed <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/01/2004 09:39:44
On Mon, 1 Nov 2004, Eric Haszlakiewicz wrote:

> 	I think the problem of not be able to upgrade the pkg_install package
> needs to be fixed, probably by having the update/replace targets be
> a little more intelligent about installing it.  Perhaps add an option to
> pkg_delete that will delete the package registration but not the actual
> files.

I think pkg_delete -O will do that. Maybe add a pkgsrc option to do the
pkg_delete -O and then install. It would be like FORCE_PKG_REGISTER
without having two /var/db/pkg/ entries.

 Jeremy C. Reed

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