On Tue, 29 May 2007 13:41:47 -0500
Jack Schneider <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> Hi, Anyone.
> My /Usr directory/slice is now over 5.2 GB for a basic workstation 6.2
> install. thats 90%+ of the slice. I need help with a procedure to
> clean it up. The machine is:
> 
> FreeBSD Growler.maplebend.net 6.2-RELEASE-p3 FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE-p3
> #2: Wed Apr 18 11:16:35 CDT 2007
> KDE 3.5.1
> 
> Updated /ports & Sources via CVSUP.
> 
> I have no idea where to start. Where should I look for redundant or
> obsolete files?

5.2 GB is not all that large for a workstation, I would suggest you
move at very least /usr/ports somewhere else and symlink it. And instead
of deleting distfiles, run portsclean -CDP to clean your ports tree
(particularly if you have java, where the source is a pain to
redownload).
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