Documenting a ports depedency tree?

stan stanb at
Tue Jan 16 11:46:02 UTC 2007

On Mon, Jan 15, 2007 at 10:36:59PM -0600, Dan Nelson wrote:
> In the last episode (Jan 15), stan said:
> > Is there a way to document the entire depedency tree for a given port?
> > 
> > EG, if a dpends on b which depends on d & e, which in turn depend on z, 
> > I'd like to print out this dependency list.
> cd into the port's directory and run "make all-depends-list".  Also try
> build-depends-list, package-depends-list, and run-depends-list,
> depending on what you're looking for.
Thanks, this is very useful.

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