looking for port origin for executable

Eugene Grosbein eugen at grosbein.net
Thu May 6 03:52:02 UTC 2021

05.05.2021 0:28, Piotr Smyrak wrote:

>> 	Would some kind soul please tell me which port installs the
>> executable "g-ir-scanner"?  I was purging unused ports and seem to
>> have done this one by mistake.
> When I hit a wall like this, this is my usual way to get around without
> any additional tools:
> $ find /usr/ports -name pkg-plist | xargs grep -l bin/g-ir-scanner

Or just: locale g-ir-scanner
Which is much faster as it uses indexed /var/db/locate.database

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