How many generations of rust do I need to keep?

James Mills prologic at
Mon Aug 6 13:14:42 UTC 2018

Sure why not. If it's not used; it's wasted space.


James Mills / prologic

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On Mon, Aug 6, 2018 at 9:49 PM, Hazel Russman <hazeldebian at>

> I try to keep my root partition clean of old software packages, but at
> present I have three generations of rust packages in /usr/ports/opt. I
> notice that the rust build seems to download a binary rustc package of the
> previous generation along with the new source, rather than using the native
> rustc.
> Is it in fact safe to get rid of old packages as one does for other
> software?
> --
> Hazel
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