rough method of cleaning the ports tree
dkelly at hiwaay.net
Wed Dec 19 09:56:53 PST 2007
On Thu, Dec 20, 2007 at 12:34:24AM +0800, Erich Dollansky wrote:
> >>Even though it will take quite a bit longer you should just do a
> >>"make distclean" in /usr/ports that way anything you hand modified
> >>will be retained (also you might want to consider keeping a local
> >>cvs repository if this is an issue)
> >That's a good idea too.
> >But, it might not do enough. So, still consider moving /usr/ports.
> it does what I really want. I do not have a space problem. I simply
> want to get rid of the stuff which is not really needed.
Tuning in late but this seems appropriate:
Remove all the temporary work files, and remove all distribution files
that are not current with the ports' Makefiles:
# portsclean -CD
Requires the portupgrade port.
David Kelly N4HHE, dkelly at HiWAAY.net
Whom computers would destroy, they must first drive mad.
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