I recently noticed that my home folder is occupying 89% of my SSD because of
How to clean up this folder and start fresh? I just want to keep the global environments I’ve defined and the dev’ed packages in
.julia/dev. I would like to erase everything else that is precompiled as cache, binary, lib, etc.
Is there a
Pkg.reset() command that I could use to clean all these things up?
I followed the instructions in the PkgCleanup.jl README, the two commands:
They saved a lot of space already, but now I want to erase the contents of the
compiled subfolder with old Julia versions:
Can I safely remove these folders by hand?
Depends on what you mean by “safely”:
compiled contains autogenerated files which will be automatically regenerated on demand, so it can probably be considered “safe”, but you’ll have to recompile a lot of stuff the first time you use a package again.
Yes, I want a fresh installation. Deleting anything that is not source code and that is not related to the latest Julia version, in this case Julia v1.9.
Maybe PkgCleanup.jl could provide a single command that does this “fresh installation” deleting all kinds of binaries and retaining only source code of package in the
Please let us know the progress of this. I am interested in doing a clean up as well.
Thanks for sharing.