Tracing build dependencies

Jim Trigg jtrigg at
Tue Apr 27 13:53:54 PDT 2004

On Tue, Apr 27, 2004 at 01:43:02PM -0700, Kent Stewart wrote:
> On Tuesday 27 April 2004 01:19 pm, Jim Trigg wrote:
> > I remember seeing come across one of the FreeBSD lists (either ports,
> > stable, or questions) a shell script to show build dependencies of
> > installed ports (for use in determining whether installed ports are
> > orphans or not), but cannot now find it (either in my saved mail, in
> > the list archives, or through a web search).  Does anyone have such a
> > script?
> Look at pkg_cutleaves. There are a number of others in ../sysutils. I 
> followed the thread and installed it and pkg_tree.

Unfortunately, it only looks in the pkgdb, which does not track build
dependencies (only RUN_DEPENDS and LIB_DEPENDS).

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