Subject: Re: Posted a document on how to cleanup your netbsd.
To: Hubert Feyrer <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Alex Pelts <email@example.com>
Date: 11/27/2005 12:36:10
postinstall only cleans when upgrading. What about cases when you
downgrade your system? Am I totaly wrong here?
Hubert Feyrer wrote:
> On Sun, 27 Nov 2005, Alex Pelts wrote:
>> I created a document detailing on how to clean old (or new) files from
>> your netbsd installation.
>> Due to sets being just a tar files, no extra steps are taken when
>> installing or upgrading netbsd. This could leave some old files behind
>> and cause unexpected side effects.
>> The document attempts to explain how to clean these files, so only
>> files that are in the sets left on your filesystem.
>> The provided scripts could be expanded to report all files that are
>> different size or date that the files in the sets.
> You should use NetBSD's "postinstall".
> - Hubert