Deleting ports distfiles

Dr. Peter Voigt pvoigt at
Sun Nov 16 22:51:17 UTC 2014

I have just seen that /usr/ports/distfiles has grown up to 12 GiB. My
hopefully not too stupid question is: Can I safely delete all files
under /usr/ports/distfiles, e.g.

# rm -rf /usr/ports/distfiles/*

I strongly suppose so but I am not sure. Thanks for any feedback.


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