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Re: Removing old source packages
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: andrew brian clegg <a dot clegg at mail dot cryst dot bbk dot ac dot uk>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2003 11:14:50 -0400 (EDT)
- Subject: Re: Removing old source packages
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Fri, 6 Jun 2003, andrew brian clegg wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Jun 2003, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > As long as the programs are properly installed (either by setup or by
> > using "make install" or some such), there should be no dependence on
> > anything in /usr/src whatsoever. This basically means that you may blow
> > away any and all things in /usr/src at will. Fire away! :-)
> Great, thanks. rm with extreme prejudice then.
> > N.B.: the above will not apply as soon as the RPM package is used, since
> > that package apparently uses a subdirectory in /usr/src as the RPM
> > repository, so beware.
> One subdir for rpm as a whole, or one subdir for each package it manages?
> I should go and RTFD though really!
One subdir, /usr/src/RPMS, IIRC. More details in the cygwin-apps list
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