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Re: [vox-tech] can't remove postgresql



On Tue, 2009-08-18 at 11:09 -0400, Hai Yi wrote:
> Alex, great! I figured it out myself too, that's what I did:
> 
> hai@zodiac:~$ dpkg -l | grep postgre*
> rc  postgresql-8.3                             8.3.7-0ubuntu8.10.1
> object-relational SQL database, version 8.3 server
> rc  postgresql-common                          90
> PostgreSQL database-cluster manager
> 
> and I use "dpkg -P " to purge them. BTW, what "rc" stand for in here?
> hai

It means you've uninstalled it (the r), but the configuration files are
still around in case you ever decide to reinstall it (the c).

It can't be dpkg --remove'd (becuase it already has been), but it can be
dpkg --purge'd

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