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Old 05-23-2005, 02:06 AM   #1
Kenji Miyamoto
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RemovePkg Recursively?

I want to rid of every KDE package so I can install the newer set through compilation. To save time in the initial installion, I let it install everything. This resulted in several kde-i18n packages being installed. Is it possible to remove them all with one command using the wildcard?
Old 05-23-2005, 02:35 AM   #2
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Yes. It'd be something like:
removepkg kde-i18n*.tgz
Old 05-23-2005, 08:19 AM   #3
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/sbin/removepkg: line 253 [: too many arguments
/sbin/removepkg: line 261: [: too many arguments
No such Package: /var/log/packags/kde-i18n*. Can't remove.
Those errors are what make me wonder about it.
Old 05-23-2005, 08:33 AM   #4
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for i in /var/log/packages/kde-i18n*
removepkg `basename $i`


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