Uninstalling ssmtp

Edmund Craske edmund at m00is.net
Sat Mar 4 15:19:19 GMT 2006


I believe the right command is make deinstall. But better to use
pkg_delete anyway - follow Ceri Davies' howto!

Ed

CB wrote:
> Hi Steve
> 
> Thanks for the suggestion - that was about the first thing I tried
> 
> All it gives me is:
> make: don't know how to make uninstall. Stop
> 
> I used 'find' to locate ssmtp also in 
> /usr/ports/distfiles/ssmtp
> But 'make uninstall' in that directory gives the same error.
> 
> The sources appear to be in
> /usr/ports/distfiles/ssmtp/work/ssmtp-2.61
> That doesn't seem to get me much further though.
> 
> Maybe I'll just try doing a fresh 'sendmail' install and that will unhook
> ssmtp - I can't see that it will do any harm, as I couldn't get ssmtp to
> help with what I wanted originally anyway (send emails from within php) and
> wound up using perl's Net::SMTP and MIME::Lite extensions instead.
> 
> I saw something on one of the UseNet lists that doing an install of
> 'postfix' would effectively uninstall (or at least deconfigure) ssmtp, but I
> think that was on a Linux platform. Just guessing that the same might work
> with FreeBSD if I were to try reinstalling/upgrading 'sendmail'.
> 
> Thanks for any further clarifications
> 
> Best
> Charles B
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Greenshaw [mailto:s.greenshaw at btinternet.com] 
> Sent: 03 March 2006 18:34
> To: CB
> Cc: freebsd-users at uk.freebsd.org
> Subject: Re: Uninstalling ssmtp
> 
> Hi,
> 
> If you installed it as a port, you should be able to simply:
> 
> # cd /usr/ports/mail/ssmtp; make uninstall
> 
> Regards,
> 
> Steve.
> 
> CB wrote:
>> Hello
>>
>>  
>>
>> I just got a copy of Bryan Costales “Bat Book” on ‘sendmail’.
>>
>>  
>>
>> Trying to explore some of the procedures descibed, I’m running into 
>> probs because I previously installed the reduced-function ‘ssmtp’ as a 
>> port, following the guidance in #24.8 of the online FreeBSD Handbook. 
>> Now I can’t seem to uninstall it, and the man pages and online 
>> documentation are silent.
>>
>>  
>>
>> Probably I’m missing something or doing something stupid.
>>
>>  
>>
>> If I do a fresh install of a recent ‘sendmail’ version – say V8.12 – 
>> will that automatically disable ‘ssmtp’?
>>
>>  
>>
>> Many thanks for any wise words.
>>
>>  
>>
>> regards
>>
>> Charles Brewster
>>
>>  
>>
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