Subject: Re: reinstalling pkgtools/pkg_install?
To: Klaus Heinz <email@example.com>
From: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 11/27/2005 20:56:42
On Sun, 27 Nov 2005, Klaus Heinz wrote:
> - Option "-O" seems to be doing nothing. I cannot see a fundamental
> difference between
> -N Remove the package's registration and its entries from the pack-
> age database, but leave the files installed. Don't run any dein-
> stall scripts or @unexec lines either.
> -O Only delete the package's entries from the package database, do
> not touch the package or its files itself.
> in pkg_delete(1). Why do we have "-O"?
the "package database" for -O means the DB file (only).
My question would be: Why do we have -N?