want to know how to pkg_delete or make uninstall in order to get rid of all dependencies

Posted on 2009-04-25
Last Modified: 2013-12-16
I want to learn how to uninstall or pkg_delete so that when I try to make install again I dont get the same error messages; I want to be able to start from scratch...for example the message will telll me that the installation conflicts with another but when I uninstall the other pkg I still get the same error message as before when I try to install again...I tried 'rehash'
Question by:solunatec
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    Expert Comment

    you have to install pkgtools and the pkg_deinstall -R and pkgdb -F etc.

    Author Comment

    where are these found exactly I did not see them in the pkg list...
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    source tarball is called pkgtools, otherwise I am correct.

    Author Comment

    your the best; I've always said that...

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