[HEADUP] FreeBSD Gecko's TODO and plan for future
andrew-freebsd at areilly.bpc-users.org
Tue Aug 25 02:11:57 UTC 2009
On Mon, Aug 24, 2009 at 06:18:47PM -0700, Kevin Oberman wrote:
> > Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2009 10:23:59 +1000
> > From: Andrew Reilly <andrew-freebsd at areilly.bpc-users.org>
> > Is there any convenient way to list dependencies hierarchially,
> > rather than the flat set that pkg_info -r provides?
> How did you sequence the re-builds? I'd guess that gimp-app was re-built
> after the gimp metaport, so the metaport retained the dependency.
More or less:
for i in $(pkg_info -q -o $(cat /var/db/pkg/firefox-220.127.116.11_9,1/+REQUIRED_BY )); do
sudo make build deinstall reinstall clean
> If you have portupgrade, I would suggest 'portupgrade -rfx firefox
> firefox'. portupgrade works by building a dependency graph of the needed
> ports and builds te tree from the root. This should get rid of all but a
> handful of ports.
I've stopped using portupgrade in favour of portmaster, but I
don't see a ready equivalent to this with portmaster, hence my
dumb script. In particular, I don't think that portmaster can
combine the -r and -x flags (depend and exclude), and when I've
done -f -r in combination before, then it seems to build the
entire transitive closure of dependencies, rather than just the
Hence my question about a tool to manipulate the dependency
graph as a graph...
Maybe the list will get shorter if I just repeat the rebuild
process a few times?...
> It looks like everything in the list should rebuild without the firefox
> dependency. I had every one of them. I'm now down to just
> mplayerplug-in because it fails to build against libxul.
That's good to know. It'd be nice to be able to get rid of
firefox2, if it's not going to get security patches.
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