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Date:      Fri, 13 Jul 2007 14:20:18 -0400
From:      "Philip M. Gollucci" <philip@riderway.com>
To:        Josh Paetzel <josh@tcbug.org>
Cc:        Grant Peel <gpeel@thenetnow.com>, "freebsd-questions@freebsd.org" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Ports Clean
Message-ID:  <4697C262.6020205@riderway.com>
In-Reply-To: <200707131305.12565.josh@tcbug.org>
References:  <004601c7c56f$9d08f480$6501a8c0@GRANT> <200707131305.12565.josh@tcbug.org>

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Josh Paetzel wrote:
> 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
> 
No -- install /usr/ports/ports-mgmt/portupgrade
via ports or packages.

portsclean -DD
portsclean -C

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