"port echo requested" dupes

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Sat Feb 8 07:04:33 PST 2014

On Sat, Feb 8, 2014 at 9:59 AM, Samuel Halliday <sam.halliday at gmail.com>wrote:

> If I issue a “port echo requested” there are always tonnes of dupes in
> there… and I have to uninstall specific versions.
> How can I easily purge all old copies of ports so that they don’t show up
> here?

sudo port uninstall inactive

If you like driving without a seatbelt, you can add -u to port upgrade to
uninstall instead of deactivating old versions; if something fails to
upgrade, getting back to a working state may be harder.

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allbery.b at gmail.com                                  ballbery at sinenomine.net
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