Do I need /var/db/portsnap/distfiles and /usr/port/distfiles?

Dave Horsfall dave at
Thu Feb 16 21:33:07 UTC 2017

There is only the one FreeBSD box in my stable, hence I don't need to 
build packages for others.  It's a somewhat minimalist box (all I can 
afford), and I'd like to recover some space.  Can I just delete their 

aneurin# du -sk /usr/ports/distfiles /var/db/portsnap/files 
965198	/usr/ports/distfiles
106594	/var/db/portsnap/files

It will claw me back about 1GB, which for me is a big deal...

Dave Horsfall DTM (VK2KFU)  "Those who don't understand security will suffer."

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