Messy ports, how to clean them up?
roberthuff at rcn.com
Fri Jan 26 03:21:22 UTC 2007
illoai at gmail.com writes:
> > > Is there a way cleaning up automatically a messy ports collection? Like
> > > portupgrade does, only the opposite way, not rebuilding/reinstalling a
> > > rebuilt/upgraded port, looking for stale ports never used anymore by
> > > another port?
> > sysutils/pkg_cutleaves
> portupgrade includes pkg_deinstall, which has switch
> to recursively remove all dependancies which are no
> longer used by any other pkg/port, which is a way to
> head this sort of thing off at the pass.
I use portupgrade.
I've never used pkg_deinstall, but given that portupgrade gets
... confused ... occasionally I look suspiciously at anything that
promises clean upward recursion.
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