Need to build some systems this week. Snapshots?
pepper at reppep.com
Wed Sep 10 20:04:07 PDT 2003
At 1:44 PM -0600 2003/08/31, Brett Glass wrote:
>At 12:37 PM 8/31/2003, Colin Percival wrote:
>> In short, provided that you haven't rebuilt the world locally, if
>>FreeBSD Update reports "No updates available", your system is
>>definitely up to date.
>That's good to know, though it didn't solve the other problems I mentioned.
>Or a couple I just encountered. First, when I built cvsupdate as a port,
>I found that the commands "make clean" and "make distclean" removed the
>detritus left behind by creating cvsupdate itself, but did not nuke the
>junk that was left behind as the system built other ports on which that one
>depended. Going around and deleting everything manually (there was no
>automatic mechanism) was a chore.
Have you checked out portsclean (part of portupgrade)?
> --workclean Clean out all the working directories of the ports tree.
> (cf. WRKDIRPREFIX)
> --distclean Clean out all the distfiles that are not referenced by any
> port in the ports tree. Specified twice (i.e. -DD),
> clean out all the distfiles that are not referenced by any
> port that is currently installed. (cf. DISTDIR)
Chris Pepper: <http://www.reppep.com/~pepper/>
Rockefeller University: <http://www.rockefeller.edu/>
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