Subject: Re: cleaning out old distributions
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/03/1999 22:59:53
On 3 Mar 1999, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> I'd like some sort of way to generate a list of all the distribution
> files that are associated with any package so that I can remove any
> file NOT on the list from my local distrib/. Its gotten too hard to
> try to clean it out by hand.
> Opinions?

You can't only rm the files not (no more) associated with pkgsrc-current,
but you also need to keep them back to (at least) the pkgsrc from the
last release. No idea how to do that - maybe "find -mtime" or so.

 - Hubert

Hubert Feyrer <>