[RFC/HEADSUP] portmaster default -w (preserve shared libraries)

Peter Pentchev roam at ringlet.net
Wed Dec 12 10:28:58 UTC 2012

On Wed, Dec 12, 2012 at 09:38:29AM +0100, Alex Dupre wrote:
> Kurt Jaeger ha scritto:
> >> I have a few question about what happens if you always use this flag: 
> >> * Do you keep every version of the shlibs you ever built on your system?
> > 
> > No, only those that still needed.
> > 
> >> * Are there any method to clean the unused ones?
> > 
> > sysutils/libchk or pkg_libchk from sysutils/bsdadminscripts.
> Uh? One of the two:
> 1) it keeps all versions and you need to clean them up
> 2) it keeps only needed and so you shouldn't clean up
> The correct answer is 1)

I think that Kurt answered the question "Do you - you personally - keep
every version of the shlibs you ever built, as opposed to somehow - not
necessarily automagically on port installation/upgrade or periodically -
clean up the unused ones" :)  You are correct that the original question
was probably meant to differentiate between the two options you listed.


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This would easier understand fewer had omitted.
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