Subject: Re: removal of base packages
To: m0rph <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 09/19/2000 14:54:46
On Mon, Sep 18, 2000 at 05:46:50PM -0500, m0rph wrote:
> Hi, I am new to NetBSD and BSD in general. I would like to remove some
> packages that I installed during the NetBSD installation e.g. sendmail.
> I have seen FreeBSD has a util under /stand called sysinst. I cannot
> find such a util on NetBSD. Can someone tell me how I can accomplish
> this? Any help is appreciated. Thanks.

If it's part of the base install then the only way is to remove the binaries
you don't need by hand (e.g. rm /usr/libexec/sendmail/*)

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.