Cleaning /var/db/portsnap/files/, how?
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Mon Oct 4 13:06:21 UTC 2010
On Mon, 4 Oct 2010 08:22:58 -0400
Jerry <freebsd.user at seibercom.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 4 Oct 2010 12:59:50 +0100
> RW <rwmaillists at googlemail.com> articulated:
> > There shouldn't be any need to do that, they are supposed to be
> > deleted automatically. I have 22371, if you have much more than that
> > you probably should remove the contents of /var/db/portsnap/ and do
> > another fetch.
> I have 22339 files on a FreeBSD 8.1/amd64 system. It might be
> interesting to find out how to ascertain the correct number of files
> that should be located there.
$ wc -l < /var/db/portsnap/INDEX
I appear to have 6 superfluous files. Perhaps some ports have been
added since you last did a fetch.
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