On Wed, 07 Jul 2004 12:25:39 -0500 (CDT) "Conrad J. Sabatier" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
> The man page for portsclean is a little vague on the exact semantics of > using "portsclean -DD". > > I understand that -D specified once cleans out any distfiles for ports > which are not currently installed, but specified twice, does it *only* > clean out distfiles that are unreferenced by any port in the tree, or > does it do this in addition to the behavior of the single -D switch? > > The reason I ask is that I'd like to share a distfiles directory > between two machines, and I'd like to be able to simply clean out any > distfiles that are unreferenced by any port in the tree without > disturbing the distfiles for any ports that may be installed on either > box. Portsclean -DD will clean distfiles for ports which are not installed _and_ distfiles that are not used by anything in the ports tree. You can verify it for yourself with: portsclean -nDD since the with the -n, no files are actually deleted and you can see what action it would have taken. HTH, Randy -- _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"