Subject: Re: Leftover Files after 1.5 -> 1.51 Upgrade
To: Manuel Bouyer <>
From: Myrddin Emrys <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 07/13/2001 15:52:06
On Friday, July 13, 2001 1:32 PM Manuel Bouyer wrote:
> 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
> > I clean up any leftover files that are no longer used in 1.51?
> > 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
> In /usr/src/distrib/sets/lists, there are 'obsolete.x' files which lists
> files or directories that should be delected *before* sets are extracted.

I do not have /usr/src installed on my system. I'm downloading the sets
directly from Where would I find the 'obsolete.x' files in this
case? Where would they be on If they aren't there, where
else should I look? This server doesn't have space to install the src tree,
so that is not an option.