Subject: Re: Leftover Files after 1.5 -> 1.51 Upgrade
To: Myrddin Emrys <>
From: Manuel Bouyer <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 07/13/2001 20:32:57
On Fri, Jul 13, 2001 at 09:31:19AM -0500, Myrddin Emrys wrote:
> After updating the kernel, extracting the sets, and running 1.51... how can
> I clean up any leftover files that are no longer used in 1.51? Extracting
> sets will add new files, but it won't remove old apps that are no longer
> used. Other than extracting the file lists from the old tars and doing a
> diff on the new sets, is there a way to easily clean up unused 1.5 files?

In /usr/src/distrib/sets/lists, there are 'obsolete.x' files which lists
files or directories that should be delected *before* sets are extracted.

Manuel Bouyer <>