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Re: library cleanup after a system upgrade

> suppose you upgrade netbsd with a major release.
> What happens to the "old libraries" ? I think they are left in so
> binaries continue to run.
> Just the new ones are symlinked to current.

Running symlinks(8) on /usr and lib/ can cleanup the dangling
symlinks. Fedora includes it in their dnf-system-upgrade process.

It won't free up obsolete packages, though.

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