/usr/ports/packages cleanup

Jonathan Horne freebsd at dfwlp.com
Thu Jul 12 16:42:14 UTC 2007

On Thursday 12 July 2007 09:53:43 Randy Pratt wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Jul 2007 08:46:26 -0500
> Jonathan Horne <freebsd at dfwlp.com> wrote:
> > my packages dir is starting to have more than a few packages of
> > incrementing versions.  example:
> >
> > [jhorne at athena All] $ ls kde-3*
> > kde-3.5.6_1.tbz  kde-3.5.7.tbz
> >
> > is there a simple way to clean the packages directory, and only keep the
> > latest version of each package?
> I use "portsclean -P" to clean out /usr/ports/packages.  Perhaps it
> is what you're looking for.
> Randy

well this is my build server as well as my workstation, so i have many 
packages that ive built that i require for my servers, that might not be 
installed on my workstation.  portsclean -P would probably purge off a lot of 
things that i still need.

if anything turns up at all, it will probably have to be some sort of shell 
script (of which i have almost 0 talen for).
Jonathan Horne
freebsd at dfwlp.com

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