Cleaning Out Ports?
pergesu at gmail.com
Mon Jan 31 18:18:48 PST 2005
pkgdb -F will tell you of any packages that have broken dependencies,
and allow you to fix them if you choose.
On Mon, 31 Jan 2005 21:16:56 -0500, Matt LaPlante <laplante at cat.rpi.edu> wrote:
> Well what I'm more concerned with is how would you locate orphaned
> dependencies after the fact. For a parallel example, in gentoo you would
> "emerge --depclean" which searches the tree for any orphaned packages and
> removes them. So say I hadn't used the -r flag when removing packages on
> BSD, how could I find the leftovers later?
> Matt LaPlante
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> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Pat Maddox [mailto:pergesu at gmail.com]
> > Sent: Monday, January 31, 2005 8:55 PM
> > To: Matt LaPlante
> > Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> > Subject: Re: Cleaning Out Ports?
> > If you try to remove a package that has child dependencies, then it'll
> > let you know. You'll have to use the -f flag to force it to delete
> > the package, despite there being any dependencies. If you want to
> > delete a package along with all its dependencies, you can use the -r
> > flag.
> > Use pkgdb -F to fix any dependencies that might be broken.
> > I think that's about right. I'm a FreeBSD newbie :)
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