Uninstall an obsolete from another (conflicting) port

Yves de Champlain yves at macports.org
Wed Apr 4 04:21:58 PDT 2007

Le 07-04-04 à 04:30, Randall Wood a écrit :

> What's the best way to do this?
> I have seen calls in ports doing this in the past like:
> pre-install {
> 	system "port -f uninstall xxx"
> }
> Which is not really the way to do it. Clearly the best way would be  
> loop the list of versions of the port and uninstall each one using  
> the MacPorts API, but given the state of the docs...

IMHO, this should be avoided as much as possible.

But if you got to do it, deactivate should just work.


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