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Re: deleting pkgs with paths...
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: deleting pkgs with paths...
- From: Chuck Yerkes <chuck+obsd_(_at_)_2002_(_dot_)_snew_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2002 12:05:48 -0800
And yet this is irrelevant.
The shell, no matter what it is, passes along
the full path that you specify. If this contains
pkg_delete won't work. That's fine.
But the FreeBSD version will detect and remove the /var/db/pkg/
component leaving the (desired) "pkg_delete python-2.1.3"
And bash/zsh make visible to you what it being passed to
the command anyhow. "echo /etc/h*"
echo is being passed a list of files in etc that start with h.
Quoting Sebastian Stark (seb_(_at_)_todesplanet_(_dot_)_de):
> On Sat, Nov 09, 2002 at 09:29:53AM -0800, Chuck Yerkes wrote:
> > It's not huge, it's not insurmountable, but it's
> > a nice detail that I can use file completion or
> > whatever to get that package deleted. Sort of
> > a feature request, I guess.
> You can use zsh, which has pkg completion for the pkg_* commands:
> devel ~ % sudo pkg_delete <tab>
> devel ~ % sudo pkg_delete ImageMagick-5.2.9
> Completing package name
> ATI-18.104.22.168 jdk-blackdown-1.2pre2 pth-1.4.1
> ImageMagick-5.2.9 jpeg-6b python-2.1.3
> Xaw3d-1.5 jpilot-0.99.2 python-2.2.1
> aalib-1.2 kde-i18n-de-3.0.3 python-tkinter-2.2.1
> (note that for me it's <tab> but the completion key is configurable.)
> Some may find zsh broken but it has some valuable features.
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