Listing installed ports without any ports dependent on it

Adam blueeskimo at
Mon Jun 2 21:10:46 PDT 2003

On Mon, 2003-06-02 at 23:53, Joe Marcus Clarke wrote:

> It's not Python, but this script should work.
> #!/bin/sh
> for i in `pkg_info | cut -f1 -d ' '`; do
>    if [ -z "`pkg_info -qR ${i}`" ]; then
>       echo ${i}
>    fi
> done

Excellent! This does exactly what I was after! 

Here's how I run it:
echo Installed before:
pkg_info |wc -l
sleep 3
/home/eskimo/bin/ |less
echo Installed after:
pkg_info |wc -l

The basic idea is to thumb through the list and spot the ports that are
no longer needed, then copy & paste the port name to a seperate terminal
and pkg_delete it. This is a great way to efficiently remove unneeded

Thanks Marcus!

Adam <blueeskimo at>

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