How to find package dependencies from the package

Scot Hetzel swhetzel at
Wed Sep 14 13:31:28 PDT 2005

On 9/14/05, Conor McDermottroe <lists at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I have a terrible feeling that this is a very stupid question, but here
> goes:
> This happens despite the fact that the entry at
> says:
> poptop-1.1.4.b4_3
>        Windows 9x compatible PPTP (VPN) server
>        Long description | Package | Sources | Main Web Site
>        Maintained by: ports at
>        Requires: expat-1.95.8_3, gettext-0.14.5, gmake-3.80_2,
>        libgnugetopt-1.2, libiconv-1.9.2_1
Some of these are only used at build time (i.e. gmake depends on
gettext which depends on libiconv), and libgnugetop is a libary
depends when OSVERSION < 500041. Not sure where expat comes from.

The generation of the html page concatenates the RUN_DEPENDS,
BUILD_DEPENDS, LIB_DEPENDS,... when creating that entry.
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