Re: Uninstalling djb daemontools, djbdns
On Tue, 22 Jul 2008 18:09:19 +0300, Georgi Alexandrov wrote:
> Hendrik Boom wrote:
>> Ages ago I installed daemontools and djbdns from the installer on
>> Now I;d like to replace that installation with one that uses the
>> Debian packages. How do I go about uninstalling the djb versinos?
> Follow the manual and install scripts backwards.
Considering there isn't an installation script ...
Instead, there's a moderately involved C program that's supposed to do the
>> Just removing the /packages and /command directories didn't work. I
>> get regular messages complaining that /command/svscanboot can't be
>> started, so there are still remnants somewhere.
> You probably have plenty of stuff left in /usr/local and /etc/inittab.
Yup. There is. Including the line in inittab that causes djb's
process supervisor to keep restarting. At least the ones in
/usr/local/bin are all symbolic links elsewhere, so they're easy to find.
I do hope that's all.
Is there an easy way to scan a system to find all files that aren't part
of any package? Except of course for files like the ones under /home or
/usr/local or such?