pkg_add/delete questions

RW list-freebsd-2004 at
Mon Oct 23 19:44:01 UTC 2006

On Monday 23 October 2006 16:15, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
> "Mark Jayson Alvarez" <markjayson.alvarez at> writes:
> > 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)?
> Is the pkg_cutleaves port what you're looking for?

If you build anything from ports, portmanager does a better job as it it takes 
account of build dependencies.

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