How older files installed by previous versions of FreeBSD are
supposed to be deleted?
Herbert J. Skuhra
hskuhra at fastmail.fm
Sun Feb 20 09:06:45 UTC 2011
On Sun, 20 Feb 2011 00:05:00 -0800 Yuri <yuri at rawbw.com> wrote:
> I updated my system many times.
> As a result I have many older libraries with different numbers:
> How older files are normally deleted? Is there a script that finds older
> versions and deletes them? Otherwise after a while all possible versions
> will accumulate there.
# cd /usr/src
# make delete-old
# make delete-old-libs
Afterwards you probably have to rebuild many installed ports.
> I suspect the same happens under /etc with various renamed/deleted files.
% man mergemaster
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