Remove a Port and All Dependencies
aaron at freebsd.org
Fri Feb 24 10:46:22 PST 2006
Jeff Cross wrote:
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> 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.
pkg_deinstall -R portname
pkg_deinstall is part of the sysutils/portupgrade package.
aaron at FreeBSD.org
FreeBSD Ports Committer
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