How to find out which ports/dependencies were installed when
installing a port?
e.schuele at computer.org
Sun Aug 28 20:28:16 GMT 2005
Robert G. wrote:
> New here. I'm running portuprade and wondering if it's possible to find
> out which ports/dependencies were installed when installing a specific
> application. For example: I install "A" which needs "B" and "C" to run.
> So portupgrade installs "B" and "C" along with "A". Later down the
> road I deinstall "A" and decide I'd like to get rid of the
> ports/dependencies that "A" needed installed with it. How would I go
> about finding "B" and "C" just by knowing "A"'s name? There has to be
> an easy answer, but I can't figure it out.
In addition to that which others posted in response....
You could try
# cd /usr/ports/<port-of-choice>
# make pretty-print-run-depends-list
- or -
# make pretty-print-build-depends-list
You can do these *before* you install a port to see what the impact will
be. Or at any date afterwards to see what is/was required by the port.
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