Ports Clean

Josh Paetzel josh at tcbug.org
Fri Jul 13 18:05:14 UTC 2007

On Friday 13 July 2007, Grant Peel wrote:
> Hi all,
> My ports collection on some of the servers is wasting alot of
> space.
> What would be the best method to 'cleanout' the ports dir without
> adversly affecting the operation of the rest of the server?
> All of the servers are live production servers.
> -Grant

There are a few possibilities.

1) cd to each installed ports dir and do a make clean
2) do the same but a make distclean
3) rm -rf /usr/ports/*/*/work
4) rm -rf /usr/ports and recvsup the tree


Josh Paetzel
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