installed ports dependency tree?

Doug Barton dougb at
Thu Feb 5 15:01:51 PST 2009

Michel Talon wrote:
> Doug Barton wrote:
>> Robert Huff 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? 
>> Not sure what you mean about avoiding multiple rebuilds, unless you're
>> talking about generating a list and installing all the ports on that
>> list one at a time.
> The installed ports form a dependency tree which is hopefully a 
> direct acyclic graph (DAG). 

Hopefully, yes. :) You answered the question for a general context, I
was asking specifically what the OP was trying to accomplish.



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