auto-removal of earlier package??
kline at tao.thought.org
Sun Mar 25 20:44:11 UTC 2007
On Sun, Mar 25, 2007 at 07:25:34AM -0400, Gerard Seibert wrote:
> On Sat, 24 Mar 2007 16:37:58 -0800
> Gary Kline <kline at tao.thought.org> wrote:
> > Can anybody suggest ascript means to rm -i a whole slew of
> > packages I am collection in /usr/ports/packages/All/?
> Maybe I am misreading this; however, why not just use:
> rm -ri /usr/ports/packages/ALL/*
> You might also try:
> portsclean -C -D -L -PP
> While you are at it, clean out the 'ports/distfiles' directory too.
> rm -ri /usr/ports/distfiles/*
Yeah, I do clean out thw distfiles every so often. I am looking
to maintain only the latest packages, mostly custom-built with
gcc-4.2 in most cases. As for rm -i, well, I ain't that brave:-)
> A friend in need is a pest indeed.
Gary Kline kline at thought.org www.thought.org Public Service Unix
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