Proper way to clean up dependencies?

Scott Webster sewebster at
Thu Jun 24 19:09:52 PDT 2010

On Thu, Jun 24, 2010 at 6:35 PM, Jim Busser <jbusser at> wrote:
> In the situation that a person was changing neither their hardware (i.e. not "retoring" a backup to some new machine) nor changing the installed Mac OS but only wishing to "start over" (for example, if they would alter build_arch), might it be a mistake to skip
>        sudo port clean --work --archive all
> or would it be redundant and safe to skip?

You could save a few keystrokes with "sudo port clean --all all" but
if I wanted to wipe everything out I think I would just delete


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