new function available on portsmon.firepipe.net
brooks at one-eyed-alien.net
Thu Mar 18 11:15:57 PST 2004
On Thu, Mar 18, 2004 at 12:59:34PM -0600, Mark Linimon wrote:
> I have a beta version of a ports dependency tree browser available
> for testing at http://portsmon.firepipe.net/portdependencytree.py.
> Enter a category and portname to see a (low-tech :-) ) rendition
> of the dependency tree for the port. Each dependency is shown as
> a link that takes you to the overall description page for the port.
> (However, the link is only shown once for each dependency, at the
> level closest to the root, for clarity).
> This is similar to pkg_tree, but works from the entire ports
> hierarchy, not from just the currently installed set. And, it
> bypasses /usr/ports/INDEX and instead iterates over 'make depend'.
> This means it's much slower, but since the tree is cvsupped once
> an hour, it will also be much more accurate.
This is cool!
> Asking for dependency trees for multiple ports will be too slow
> to be useable, so bear that in mind when you enter a category
> and portname: both fields use wildcard matching.
It might be nice to refuse to show inexact matches without explicit
wildcards (for exmaple x11/kde tries to show quite a few ports).
Any statement of the form "X is the one, true Y" is FALSE.
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