Subject: Re: removal of base packages
To: m0rph <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: port-sparc
Date: 09/19/2000 18:39:28
On Tue, Sep 19, 2000 at 09:04:09AM -0500, m0rph wrote:
>  Thank you. I was afraid of that. I had gotten sggestions to use
> pkg_delete but that seems only to work for packages in /var/db/pkg. None
> of the items I installed during the initial install process were in that
> database. Does NetBSD plan to change this in the future releases with
> something like sysinst? Thanks agian.

yes, NetBSD has a package management system but it's only used for third-party
software for now. Using it for the base install too is in the pipeline,
and should be here for 1.6.

Manuel Bouyer, LIP6, Universite Paris VI.