How to run massive portmaster update without repeated interruptions?

David J. Weller-Fahy dave-lists-freebsd-ports at
Sat Oct 27 14:27:52 UTC 2012

* Kevin Oberman <kob6558 at> [2012-10-27 01:44 -0400]:
> On Fri, Oct 26, 2012 at 7:26 PM, David J. Weller-Fahy <dave-lists-freebsd-ports at> wrote:
> I'm on the DONT_SCRUB_DISTFILES=Dopt side as the wrong files will get
> deleted on occasion.  I suggest running 'portmaster --clean-disfiles'.
> It is much better at picking out the files you want to delete.

Hrm... I can't say that I've noticed.  I set that and have ignored it
since.  I assume one would notice by having distfiles downloaded again
the next time you needed to build the software, right?

dave [ please don't CC me ]
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