> > ok, so i wrote a small script (tcl, since i don't know perl), that
> > does some checking, it reports for each package, the number of files
> > how many are realy there, and if so, checks the MD5.
> > now, if im not to far off, if some/all files are missing, or if the
> > md5 does not match, i should be able to remove the package info, ...
> Well, that's not what you were asking for originally, and tools
> already exist to check that.
OK, let me refrase it
how to update /var/db/pkg, when it knows too much,
i.e. /usr/local has less stuff that /var/db/pkg knows about.
> e.g. pkg_info -g and the example from the pkg_which(1) manpage that I
> mentioned to you in a previous email.
i read most of the pkg*, and though im very impressed, i fail to find a
clear/easy way to get a one line output saying:
pkg xyz no longer exits, can be removed from database