#36012 Unable to uninstall Akeeba Data Compliance package

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Latest post by pwouda on Tuesday, 19 October 2021 09:03 CDT


Hi there,

After installing Akeeba Data Compliance and trying it out, I want to uninstall the package. Unfortunately I got the error

"Package unistall: Missing Manifest file"

I reinstalled the package, but got the same error.

It is on a Joomla 4 website, and the version of Akeeba Data Compliance is 2.0.3

(I know this is not the right category for my question, but I found this the most suitable.)

Kind regards,

Akeeba Staff


thank you very much for the report; there is indeed a bug.

It seems there's a name mismatch between the internal name saved by Joomla (compliance) and the manifest file we ship (pkg_datacompliance).

Since you're uninstalling the extension, the fix is rather simple: get inside the folder administrator/manifests/packages and rename the file pkg_datacompliance to pkg_compliance

Then you should be able to uninstall it.

Davide Tampellini

Developer and Support Staff

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Thank you Davide. Your solution works fine!

Kind regards,

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