How to clean the local package directory?

Igor Pechtchanski
Thu Jul 29 23:53:00 GMT 2004

On Thu, 29 Jul 2004, David Arnstein wrote:

> My local package directory contains multiple versions of many cygwin
> packages.  It also contains versions of packages that I no longer use.
> What is the best procedure for cleaning up the local package
> directory?  I very much want to preserve cygwin's notion of what
> packages (and what versions thereof) I have installed.  It would be
> very tedious if I had to pick and choose all the packages I want,
> again.

Michael Chase's "" is a very good tool for these (and other)
purposes.  Google for "".  HTH,
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