Subject: Re: pkg/14684: make clean in pkgsrc is waaay too slow
To: John Franklin <>
From: Frederick Bruckman <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 11/22/2001 22:25:18
On Thu, 22 Nov 2001, John Franklin wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 22, 2001 at 02:41:20PM -0500, gabriel rosenkoetter wrote:
> > can get them more quickly onto all my other machines. I still want
> > to be able to make clean a package if I think local modifications
> > are causing some brokenness in the build of that package (and,
> > anyway, we make clean after make install by default these days, no?).
> I've seen it remove the package I'm building, but not the dependent
> packages.  Building something like Galeon on a virgin system can leave
> quite a bit.
> I just tried it with tk and it didn't clean either tk or tcl.  This is with
> a current pkgsrc and the November 11 snapshot installed.  Could be I've got
> something set wrong on my system.  <shrug>

Try "make clean-depends". It's not perfect, though; it doesn't recurse
properly, so it still misses some.