Files left over from a installworld
alistair.sutton at gmail.com
Wed Nov 9 13:29:10 GMT 2005
On 09/11/05, Richard Jones <richard at jonze.com> wrote:
> I've been continuously upgrading my machine from (I think) RELEASE-4.8,
> and I'm beginning to see lots of cruft from older releases accumulating.
> What are the list's feelings on deleting the majority of files listed
> find / /usr -xdev -mtime +7
> There are plenty there that I created or belong the packages e.g.
> /etc/mail/$HOSTNAME.mc and /etc/X11/XFConfig
> but what about, for example:
> Obviously dollops of common sense are needed, but has anyone attempted
> to formalize this type spring cleaning?
There is something that was committed to -CURRENT a month or so ago
that will delete out-of-date files but I can't remember what the name
of it is.
I'm sure it'll get MFCed from -CURRENT at some point once it becomes
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