Problem with old files in freebsd-update/files

Janky Jay, III jankyj at
Tue Feb 27 23:55:46 UTC 2018


On 02/27/2018 01:31 PM, Kurt Jaeger wrote:
> Hi!
>> FreeBSD 10.4-RELEASE-p3 (GENERIC) #0: Tue Nov 14 09:06:09 UTC 2017
>> I wrote about this before, and was told to use "pkg clean" to clean up old 
>> files which I now do every week, but...
> I have those files in /var/db/freebsd-update/
> And if I want to clean them up, I do:
> cd /var/db
> mv freebsd-update fbsd-up-old
> mkdir freebsd-update
> chmod 700 freebsd-update
> rm -rf fbsd-up-old

	Out of curiosity, why not just:

~ # rm -rf /var/db/freebsd-update/*

	Is there a reason you're moving the directory and creating a new, empty

Janky Jay, III

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