Finding depends-on ports

Adam Weinberger adamw at
Sat Jun 3 20:59:45 UTC 2017

> On 3 Jun, 2017, at 14:44, Beeblebrox via freebsd-ports <freebsd-ports at> wrote:
> Thanks Matt for the suggestion, INDEX is a very good idea
> I am unable to figure out how to map package name to port name though
> as INDEX does not store origins. Any suggestions? lists all ports that depend on a specific port, which might make things simpler for you.

INDEX does store origins---it's the second field. Loop on dependency packages and grep for lines that start with that package name, and cut the second field.

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