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Re: problem installing tin-1.4.4 from the ports tree



George, now we're cooking with gas!

Ok. Having never faced the pkg system head on, I took some peeks through
my current system, and its one lonely package. It appears to me that you
can read the file /var/db/pkg/tin-1.4.19990216/+CONTENTS and manually
remove the files that it mentions.

Once you have done this, you can probably delete the
/var/db/pkg/tin-1.4.19990216 directory.

Of course, if you are cautious, you wouldn't delete anything, rather,
just move them someplace until you can tell if you would have deleted
anything important. :)

* George Nelson <ghnelson_(_at_)_ux1_(_dot_)_cso_(_dot_)_uiuc_(_dot_)_edu> [001119 16:02]:
> # pkg_info | grep tin
> tiff-3.5.4         Tools and library routines for working with TIFF images
> png-1.0.3          library for manipulating PNG images
> glib-1.2.7         useful routines for C programming
> mpeg_lib-1.3.1     collection of C routines to decode MPEG movies
> tin-1.4.19990216   TIN newsreader (termcap based)
> bzip2-1.0.1        block-sorting file compressor, unencumbered
> 
> When I tried running pkg_delete this is what I got:
> 
> # pkg_delete tin-1.4.19990216
> pkg_delete: file `/usr/local/bin/tin' doesn't really exist
> pkg_delete: couldn't entirely delete package (perhaps the packing list is
> incorrectly specified?)
> 
> 
> 

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