How to remove inactive ports?

Scott Haneda talklists at
Sun Feb 7 17:52:35 PST 2010

On Feb 7, 2010, at 10:18 AM, Ryan Schmidt <ryandesign at>  

> On Feb 7, 2010, at 12:10, Joshua Root wrote:
>> There's also the example given in the man page:
>> port -u uninstall
> I've suggested once before that we remove the "-u" option for  
> uninstall, since it is so disastrously dissimilar to the "-u" option  
> for upgrade, and identical to "sudo port uninstall inactive", which  
> we should recommend users use instead since it's much clearer what  
> will happen. What do you think?

I use "sudo port uninstall inactive" because I can remember it in my  
head. I have to "man port" to read the -options, especially -u.

I like what makes my work easier. "sudo port uninstall inactive" is  
longer to type, but less time than reading the man page.

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