On Sat, 24 Mar 2007 16:37:58 -0800
Gary Kline <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> Can anybody suggest ascript means to rm -i a whole slew of
> packages I am collection in /usr/ports/packages/All/?
> On some of my i686's I have collected as many as three versions
> of some *tbz files. Other than doing this by-hand on four
> boxens, I'd have automate. pkgdb -F will ask if the user wants
> to delete (the earlier) of two packages with an [n]. I'd rather
> not reinvent the wheel.
> (I *thought* I was nearly finished updating this machine;
> suddenty I've got 50 new ones!! )
> Gary Kline [EMAIL PROTECTED] www.thought.org Public Service Unix
out of curiosity, whats stopping from 'rm -rf /usr/ports/*' , and pulling down
a whole new ports tree?
otherwise, check into 'portsclean -C' and 'portsclean -D'. the -D should do
the trick for you, but the -C might also be of use to you too.
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