Khelben Blackstaff <eye.of.the.8eholder%gmail.com@localhost> writes: > This seemed the most relevant list for my question. nope; perhaps tech-install > Usually i disable parts of the base system that i don't need. Using build.sh > i build a distribution and then install the new files and merge changed etc > files. However the old files are left there. > > Before installing the new files to / i can diff the mtree files from /etc > and from DESTDIR/etc and if there are differences, manually delete > those files but this seems stupid/not_proper to me. > > A friend of mine uses FreeBSD and he told me that there is a "check-old" and > "delete-old" target that does this automatically. > > As a dare from him, i changed /usr/src/Makefile to copy this functionality > and it worked, but i am not very familiar with the NetBSD build system, > so maybe there already is a way to do this. > > So, i want to ask what is the proper way to delete old files after compiling > the base system with custom MK variables ? I would use etcmanage from pkgsrc/sysutils/etcmanage to deal with this. Are you concerned about binaries in e.g. /usr/bin, or just things in /etc?
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