Getting a list of existing packages

Kris Kennaway kris at
Thu Sep 25 13:18:08 PDT 2003

On Thu, Sep 25, 2003 at 11:36:23AM -0400, Dan Langille wrote:
> Please cc me on any replies.
> I'm trying to find a way of determining whether or not a given port 
> should have a package.  I would prefer to obtain this information via 
> make. e.g. make -V PACKAGEEXISTS
> Looking at the various settings in Mk/*, I'm not seeing anything 
> which is obviously the solution.
> Clues please?

Essentially, a package is built for port X unless

1) IGNORE is set

2) Condition 1 is true for a port upon which port X depends.

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