Mayuresh <mayuresh%acm.org@localhost> writes: >> I'd just like to remove those files that are not owned by any package to >> clean up /usr/pkg (at least bin and lib directories as at least in theory >> etc can have files that are hand made). >> >> Before you do that, make sure the pathname->package mapping has not >> been corrupted -- it doesn't seem to be terribly robust, and I have >> often seen it go wrong. You can use the `pkg_admin rebuild' command >> to regenerate it afresh from the installed packages. > > I did pkg_admin rebuild. However I still have orphaned files under > /usr/pkg (that are not owned by any package is what pkg_info -F -e says). > How do I get rid of them? I don't mind loosing some packages that I may be > using. I can reinstall them cleanly. So after following Taylor's advice to check/fix the db (which I agree with 100%) now you can use rm. For each file, think about it, and then rm. This happens to me too, occasionally (I have systems that have been continuously updated w/o a reinstall for a long time, probably 8 years at least, maybe longer).
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