Remove a Port and All Dependencies
petermatulis at yahoo.ca
Fri Feb 24 18:29:42 PST 2006
--- Aaron Dalton <aaron at freebsd.org> wrote:
> Jeff Cross wrote:
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> > I would like to know if it is possible to remove a port/package and
> > of the dependencies it installed that are not needed by other
> > Example: I installed Nautilus and some Gnome games but don't want them
> > installed any longer. However, if I remove the package itself,
> > 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
> > right direction for doing this I would greatly appreciate it.
> pkg_deinstall -R portname
Wouldn't this remove all ports that depend on the port in question (its
dependants)? The OP wants to remove all ports that are *required* by the
port (its dependencies). But furthermore, he wants to remove those that
AREN'T NEEDED BY ANY OTHER PORTS.
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