minor bug in octave-[forge] ports

Bryan Blackburn 0x62_0x6c_0x62 at pobox.com
Wed Sep 17 14:22:07 PDT 2008

On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 01:48:25PM -0600, Jonathan Stickel said:
> I think there is a minor bug in the octave-[forge] ports, specifically 
> when deactivating (or uninstalling).  The octave package database file 
> is not updated with the fact that the package has been removed.  A 
> simple repeat of the command currently called in "post-activate" would 
> suffice, but there does not seem to be a "post-deactivate" feature 
> implemented in Macports.  Any chance this feature could be implemented? 
>   If not, any suggestions for a workaround?

There's been a ticket for that for some time:


Other than that, I think the only alternative is to mention, during
installation, the need to run something when uninstalling.


> Jonathan

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