How many generations of rust do I need to keep?

James Mills prologic at shortcircuit.net.au
Mon Aug 6 13:28:38 UTC 2018


curl is better :D


James Mills / prologic

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On Mon, Aug 6, 2018 at 11:18 PM, Brian Madonna <bmadonnaster at gmail.com>
wrote:

> Just drop firefox and rust in favor of Lynx.
>
> On Mon, Aug 6, 2018, 9:15 AM James Mills <prologic at shortcircuit.net.au>
> wrote:
>
>> Sure why not. If it's not used; it's wasted space.
>>
>> cheers
>> James
>>
>>
>> James Mills / prologic
>>
>> E: prologic at shortcircuit.net.au
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>> On Mon, Aug 6, 2018 at 9:49 PM, Hazel Russman <hazeldebian at googlemail.com
>> > wrote:
>>
>>> 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?
>>>
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