On Friday 06 February 2004 5:28 pm, Jez Hancock wrote: > On Fri, Feb 06, 2004 at 05:21:22PM -0500, Jeff Elkins wrote: > > I'm up to about 700Mb of files in /usr/ports/distfiles. Other than > > insurance in case of a re-install, is there a good reason to keep them > > around? > > No, you can safely delete anything in /usr/ports/distfiles or remove and > recreate the directory. It just means that if you decide to reinstall a > port for some reason, the source tarball will be downloaded again to > /usr/ports/distfiles - as you know anyway by the sounds of it. > > :P
Thanks. I suspected I could nuke distfiles, but being a BSD newbie I wanted to check first. Jeff _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"