how to determine whether a port is a slave port?

Dag-ErlingSmørgrav des at
Thu Feb 26 03:47:37 PST 2004

"Dan Langille" <dan at> writes:
> Yes, FreshPorts has no way of knowing that port X is a slave of port 
> Y.  Which means it has no way of knowing to refresh the slave port 
> information when the master port is updated.
> FWIW"  Some ports also do an include of the master port.  IIRC, I 
> found at least four methods used to implement slave ports.

porteasy also has trouble with some master / slave relationships.  Off
the top of my head, www/apache2 and print/cups are amongst those it
has trouble figuring out.

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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