"sudo port upgrade outdated" fills HDD

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at macports.org
Wed Feb 17 14:44:02 PST 2010

On Feb 17, 2010, at 11:34, Randal L. Schwartz wrote:

> The problem with OSX's "add swap files as necessary" strategy is that
> it seems like it never clears them back out, unless the moon is full
> on a Tuesday, or something.

Mac OS X 10.4 Tiger and earlier had some trouble clearing out swapfiles because they were unable to reclaim freed space within a swapfile; they were only able to clear out entirely empty swapfiles. This was improved in Mac OS X 10.5 Leopard.

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