Doug Barton dougb at
Tue Jul 25 01:28:40 UTC 2006

Emil Holmstr|m wrote:
> Isn't it a better way to fix +REQUIRED_BY than by portmaster?

Well, portmaster is a pretty good solution, but then again, I'm biased.

> Or better no need to fix it all.
> Scenario:
> I install port a, it requires port b and c.
> After a while a new version of port a, I uninstalls port a and install
> the new version.
> Vola!
> port a have vanished from /var/db/pkg/port_b/+REQUIRED_BY list.

That shouldn't happen (even without using a port management tool), can you
fill in some names for port_[abc] so we can test it?



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