pkgng woes

Kimmo Paasiala kpaasial at
Fri Nov 9 12:54:33 UTC 2012

On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 2:39 PM, Beeblebrox <zaphod at> wrote:
> @anton
> portmaster --check-depends does not work for me.  Shows everything as fine
> but when I specifically target a port: *# portmaster -i graphics/gimp* for
> example, I get a long list of ports to be installed - meaning not all of the
> existing ports have been registered correctly, hence --check depends will
> not work. Once I re-install all of the "missing depends" and run the same
> command (*# portmaster -i graphics/gimp*) then there are no problems nor
> list of missing depends.

'portmaster --check-depends' has no equivalent in PKGNG because it
deals directly with the /var/db/pkg/*/+REQUIRED_BY etc. files that are
no longer used when using PKGNG.

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