Deleting orphaned ports

Michael C. Shultz ringworm01 at
Mon Feb 28 14:24:46 GMT 2005

On Monday 28 February 2005 02:46 am, Nicolas wrote:
> Hello,
> Is there a way I can find all orphaned ports on FreeBSD (by using
> portupgrade or not) ?
> By orphaned ports I mean ports that are not used by any other ports
> (though they may be used by users, in which case it's up to me to
> decide wether to delete them).
> Thank you.
> Nicolas

sysutils/portmanager will do this just run

portmanager -slid

This option will show you each port that no other port depends on,
its long description and give you the option to remove it.


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