pkg_info confusion (and configure.kde3)
kitchetech at gmail.com
Thu Jan 15 05:29:26 PST 2009
On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 8:11 AM, Andriy Gapon <avg at icyb.net.ua> wrote:
> I am reading pkg_info(1), I see that pkg_info can be executed without
> any options/arguments, but the man page doesn't tell what happens in
> this case.
> In practice I see that configure.kde3 executes pkg_info in the above
> fashion (after printing "Looking for installed modules.") and what I
> observe is that pkg_info is examining all package files found in
> /var/packages. This takes quite long, obviously:
> 0 61827 28318 0 8 0 5992 2892 wait S+J p5 0:00.12
> 0 62162 61827 0 8 0 3492 1108 wait S+J p5 0:00.00 sh
> -c /usr/bin/tar -xp -j -f '/var/packages/All/curl-7.18.0.tbz' '+*'
> I am not sure if this is default behavior of pkg_info or it is somehow
> affected by environment. I run portupgrade -p and also have PACKAGES set
> to /var/packages.
> Andriy Gapon
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pkg_info run without args is the default way to run pkg_info it just prints
out all packages/ports installed
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