Deleting ports distfiles
Dr. Peter Voigt
pvoigt at uos.de
Sun Nov 16 23:32:15 UTC 2014
On Mon, 17 Nov 2014 09:55:01 +1100
andrew clarke <mail at ozzmosis.com> wrote:
> On Sun 2014-11-16 23:29:37 UTC+0100, Dr. Peter Voigt (pvoigt at uos.de)
> > 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.
> Yes. Missing distfiles will be redownloaded when/if you rebuild a
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Thanks for your confirmation. I would like to clean up before I am
going to rebuild all installed ports after the upgrade to 10.1-RELEASE.
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