Listing installed ports without any ports dependent on it

Adam blueeskimo at
Mon Jun 2 20:29:17 PDT 2003

On Mon, 2003-06-02 at 20:16, parv wrote:
> What you need is to check if '+REQUIRED_BY' file exists.  (For finer
> control, also check if it is empty or not.)  If file does not exist
> (or is empty), then there is no registered dependency.
>   #!/bin/sh
>   pkgdb=/var/db/pkg
>   for p in $pkgdb/*
>   do
>     [ -f "$p/+REQUIRED_BY" ] || { echo "$p" | sed -e "s!^$pkgdb/!!" ; }
>   done

This almost works, but not quite as elegant as the method I used before.
I wish like hell I still had a copy of that python script someone on
this list gave me. That script should be installed as part of the
portupgrade suite, imo.

Adam <blueeskimo at>

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