remove old installations

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Thu Dec 1 18:23:31 PST 2011

On Dec 1, 2011, at 16:48, Roger Pack wrote:

> I guess the "frustration" is that if I ever have an aborted
> installation, with that particular port,

What is that particular port, by the way?

> 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.

Only if the attempt failed in the fetch phase. Many ports would experience this problem in that case. Clean and try again. (No need to "clean --all", just a regular "clean" to delete the work area is sufficient.)

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