cleaning up

Bradley Giesbrecht brad at
Mon Jan 11 17:15:39 PST 2010

On Jan 11, 2010, at 4:30 PM, Jeremy Lavergne wrote:

>> Restoring from a backup is a terrible solution. I make nightly  
>> backups of my databases but loosing a days worth of data will make  
>> me very unpopular.
>> Likewise losing all the emails in an imap mailbox would make me  
>> equally unpopular. I think for me it's best to just move user data  
>> outside /opt/local. I already moved it all to a subdir of /opt/ 
>> local/var I should have just moved it outside /opt/local altogether  
>> and I wouldn't be worried about find $prefix -exec rm commands.
> If it's all in $prefix/var, just run a find command for bin, etc,  
> include, lib, and share.

Good idea.

I couldn't manage to get find -path '/opt/local/var' -prune to work  
but ! seems to work.

sudo find /opt/local \( ! -path "/opt/local/var/*" -a ! -path "/opt/ 
local/apache2/*" -a ! -path "/opt/local/www/*" \) -name *.mp_*

I think these are two other directories that some of the ports may  
park user files like some of the web frameworks that allow user uploads.

// brad
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