Tentative feature request
itetcu at FreeBSD.org
Tue Oct 18 02:57:15 EDT 2011
On Mon, 17 Oct 2011 18:44:29 +0100
Matt Dawson <matt at chronos.org.uk> wrote:
> On Monday 17 Oct 2011 17:01:02 Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:
> > On 10/17/11 9:25 AM, Matt Dawson wrote:
> > > Hi all,
> > >
> > > Is there an easy way to implement something akin to
> > > pkg_cutleaves
> > >
> > > on a tinderbox? I'm finding that I have all manner of cruft in my
> > > builds that were once relied upon by other ports, only to fall by
> > > the wayside as those ports got superseded or became orphaned.
> > > Removing the leaf ports is easy; removing their then useless
> > > dependencies is a adventure in SQL and much trial and error.
> > >
> > > Just and idea...
> Meh, dyslexic fingers. *An* idea...
> > tc tbcleanup is a good thing to run after a tinderbuild. This can
> > give you a cleaner environment and recover quite a bit of disk
> > space.
> True and I do so, although disk space isn't my overriding concern at
> this point. What concerns me is the time taken to build unnecessary
> ports by leaving leftover dependencies in place. Something like
> pkg_cutleaves could cull the leftovers and streamline future builds
> by getting rid of, for example, libs that are no longer required.
Umm? The build is reset to pristine each time.
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