installed ports dependency tree?

Scot Hetzel swhetzel at
Sun Feb 1 22:12:45 PST 2009

On Sun, Feb 1, 2009 at 9:48 PM, Robert Huff <roberthuff at> wrote:
>        Suppose I have installed ports A..Z.  Some of these are
> standakone; some depend on others on the list; others depend on
> installed ports not on the list.
>        Is there a port that will produce a unified and ordered
> dependency list, such that upgrading/reinstalling in that order will
> avoid multiple rebuilds?  I though portupgrade could to this, but
> apparently not.
Portmaster sets PM_UPGRADE_DONE_FLAG in /var/db/pkg/<pkgname> for all
ports that it has finished upgrading to prevent multiple rebuilds of a
port during the upgrade run.


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