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Re: [opensuse-packaging] Orphaned files galore

On Fri, 6 Dec 2019, Adam Majer wrote:

I've written a small utility that checks for files, symlinks and
directories on your system that are installed in the system directories
but are not owned by any package.

To compile this, all you need is rpm-devel and gcc.


Running on my Leap 15.1 system, it found quite a number of symlinks and
directories and files that are not owned by any package. For example,


(Not trying to steal your thunder) An alternative for GUI lovers is
qdirstat from Stefan Hundhammer. It can show the same graphically
(File/Show unpackaged files...), including the usual features of it, like
treemap and friends. (FWIW, I have only about 2000 unpackaged files below
/usr :-) )

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