uninstalling a selected port ...

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Fri Feb 28 06:15:35 PST 2014

On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 8:44 AM, Jason Swails <jason.swails at gmail.com>wrote:

> sudo port -f select --set postgresql postgresql93
> In my opinion, such protection is a Good Thing (TM).  There's a way to
> work around it if you know the reason behind the file collision, but I
> certainly wouldn't want a program (especially one I run as root) to go
> around clobbering existing files without me knowing it.

Except the implication of their preamble is that that file was left around
by removing the postgres92 port, because port select isn't sufficiently
integrated and isn't cleared when a `select`ed port is removed.

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