remove old installations

Phil Dobbin phildobbin at
Thu Dec 1 15:22:25 PST 2011

On 1/12/11 22:48, "Roger Pack" <rogerdpack2 at> wrote:

> I guess the "frustration" is that if I ever have an aborted
> installation, with that particular port, and then attempt a reinstall,
> I am greeted by an obscure error message "fetch failed, please consult
> this log" (even if --force is used), so I'm trying to work around
> that.
> "Most" ports reinstall fine over aborted installations, but not this one.
> -roger-

It's regular practise. In nearly all cases with *nix it's:

make install

& if you don't succeed you perform either:

make uninstall


make clean

before you try installing again.



Nothing to see here... move along, move along

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