uninstalling ports

Alejandro Aragon alejandro.aragon at gmail.com
Thu Apr 30 15:02:57 PDT 2009

Thanks Ryan,

That's a nice tool. I uninstalled a lot of stuff that I never used.

Alejandro Aragón

On Apr 30, 2009, at 2:40 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Apr 30, 2009, at 14:31, Alejandro Aragon wrote:
>> Thank you guys for the quick response. Doing 'sudo port  -f -u  
>> uninstall' suggested by Erwan I went down from 12.2Gb to 9.1Gb. The  
>> distfiles are about 353Mb. I've been thinking however, that  
>> probably the best way to do this is to remove macports and start  
>> from scratch. I'm thinking about this because I installed many  
>> ports in the past that I basically don't need anymore, and other  
>> times I uninstalled others but dependencies remained and so on. The  
>> only thing that bothers me is that it will take again about 2 hours  
>> to compile the GCC compiler.
> There's no need to go to all that trouble. Try port_cutleaves, which  
> helps you identify and remove unneeded ports.
> sudo port install port_cutleaves
> man port_cutleaves
> port_cutleaves

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