portupgrade feature question

Oliver Eikemeier eikemeier at fillmore-labs.com
Sat Jul 17 13:24:24 PDT 2004


Daniel wrote:

> Freddie already informed me of pkg_tree, a utility that does this.
>
> Thanks much
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Mark Linimon" <linimon at lonesome.com>
> To: "Daniel" <nefar at hotmail.com>
> Cc: <knu at FreeBSD.org>; <ports at FreeBSD.org>
> Sent: Saturday, July 17, 2004 12:48
> Subject: Re: portupgrade feature question
>
>
>> On Sat, 17 Jul 2004, Daniel wrote:
>>
>>> I'm wondering if your port tools have a way of seeing a dependancy 
>>> tree?
>>
>> I can't answer for knu, but one of the pages on portsmon is able to do
>> so: http://portsmon.firepipe.net/portdependencytree.py.  It's quite 
>> slow,
>> since it runs 'make describe' immediately, but it's up-to-date within a
>> cvsup increment.

You might also want to try the -R and -r flags of pkg_info(1)

-Oliver



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