make clean all installed ports

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Wed Jun 30 01:35:00 PDT 2004

On Wed, 30 Jun 2004 09:10:15 +0100
Peter Risdon <peter at> wrote:

> I'm sure I saw recently on this list that it's possible to:
> #cd /usr/ports
> #make clean somethingorother
> and clean just installed ports. A straight make clean in the root of the 
> ports tree takes rather a long time.
> But I can't seem to find the post anywhere. If this isn't the product of 
> my feverish imagination, I'd be grateful for a reminder.

i seem to recall having seen it in an onlamp article.  you may also have
seen it there.

just in case you're actually considering cleaning-up that way, you can save
yourself a _LOT_ of time by installing the portupgrade suite of tools then

portsclean -C

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