Remove a Port and All Dependencies

Frank Laszlo laszlof at
Fri Feb 24 10:42:02 PST 2006

Jeff Cross wrote:
> I would like to know if it is possible to remove a port/package and all
> of the dependencies it installed that are not needed by other
> applications.
> Example: I installed Nautilus and some Gnome games but don't want them
> installed any longer.  However, if I remove the package itself, doesn't
> it leave all of the other dependencies out there?
> Upgrading my system takes forever now that there are a ton of libs and
> such installed by these applications.  So, if anyone can point me in the
> right direction for doing this I would greatly appreciate it.
> Jeff Cross
Frank Laszlo
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The VonOstin Group
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