[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: Easy way to deinstall (pkg_delete) all packages installed



On Fri, Nov 08, 2002 at 09:17:31AM -0500, Bo Byrd wrote:
> >> Is there a way to easily remove all the packages installed on a
> system?  I 
> >> want to make a clean sweep once I upgrade from 3.1 to 3.2.
> >
> >pkg_info | awk '{print "pkg_delete -f " $1}' | sudo sh
> 
> Is this really necessary after an upgrade?  I never saw anything like
> this in the FAQs

"depends" ;-)

usually old packages work with newer OpenBSD revisions, but there's no
guarantee.