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47<license/> 47<license/>
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49<version>3.12</version> 49<version>3.13</version>
50<date>2008-09-28</date> 50<date>2008-10-25</date>
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52<faqindex> 52<faqindex>
53<title>Questions</title> 53<title>Questions</title>
54<section> 54<section>
55<title>Introduction</title> 55<title>Introduction</title>
575<p> 575<p>
576Deleting these files will have no negative impact on day-to-day performance. 576Deleting these files will have no negative impact on day-to-day performance.
577However, it might be wise to keep the most recent version of the files; often 577However, it might be wise to keep the most recent version of the files; often
578several ebuilds will be released for the same version of a specific piece of 578several ebuilds will be released for the same version of a specific piece of
579software. If you have deleted the archive and you upgrade the software it will 579software. If you have deleted the archive and you upgrade the software it will
580be necessary to download them from the internet again. There are programs which 580be necessary to download them from the internet again.
581<uri link="http://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-337074.html">users have 581</p>
582developed</uri> to clean out all but the most recent version of sourcefiles. 582
583Note that while this seems to work, it is <e>not</e> officially maintained. Use 583<p>
584at your own risk. 584You can use the <c>eclean</c> script from <c>app-portage/gentoolkit</c> to
585manage the contents of <path>/usr/portage/distfiles/</path> and a few other
586locations. Please read <c>man eclean</c> to learn more about its usage.
585</p> 587</p>
586 588
587</body> 589</body>
588</section> 590</section>
589<section id="tmpportage"> 591<section id="tmpportage">

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