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avieth
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 05, 2006 10:47 pm    Post subject: distfile removal Reply with quote

It's safe to remove the files in /usr/portage/distfiles right?
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PostPosted: Sat Aug 05, 2006 11:43 pm    Post subject: Re: distfile removal Reply with quote

avieth wrote:
It's safe to remove the files in /usr/portage/distfiles right?


yes. and if you want them all back, do a emerge -Fe world.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 06, 2006 8:48 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

As long as you don't need them. Take a look at the man page for 'eclean', as it provides a sane and easy way to remove the ones you're unlikely to need again, while leaving what you do need so you don't need to hit the mirrors unnecessarily.
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PostPosted: Sun Aug 06, 2006 9:10 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moved from Portage & Programming to Duplicate Threads.

See SA1: Running out of disk space
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