pkg_add/delete questions

Mark Jayson Alvarez markjayson.alvarez at
Mon Oct 23 01:52:38 UTC 2006


I have several questions:

1. If I install a particular package, its dependencies will be
installed as well. Now if I remove it later using pkg_delete, only
that package will be removed and not the dependencies. The reason I
guess is because some other packages may be dependent on those
dependencies as well. Is there a way to remove a particular package
and all of its dependencies (given that no other package is dependent
on those dependencies)?

2. Is it possible to tell pkg_add to just fetch the package and not
install them? My goal is to use my Internet conn

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