auto-removal of earlier package??
bsd-unix at earthlink.net
Sun Mar 25 01:41:48 UTC 2007
On Sat, 24 Mar 2007 16:37:58 -0800
Gary Kline <kline at tao.thought.org> wrote:
> Can anybody suggest ascript means to rm -i a whole slew of
> packages I am collection in /usr/ports/packages/All/?
> On some of my i686's I have collected as many as three versions
> of some *tbz files. Other than doing this by-hand on four
> boxens, I'd have automate. pkgdb -F will ask if the user wants
> to delete (the earlier) of two packages with an [n]. I'd rather
> not reinvent the wheel.
> (I *thought* I was nearly finished updating this machine;
> suddenty I've got 50 new ones!! )
You might try "portsclean -P". I've not used it but it looks like
it might be what you're looking for. You can also test it by
adding the "-n" (no execute) to see if it will do what you want,
ie "portsclean -nP" for a dry run.
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